The California Highway Patrol confirmed that Highway 178 is back open after an hours-long closure following a semi-truck accident.
According to CalTrans, Highway 178 was closed through Kern Canyon around 2 p.m. Monday due to a semi-truck accident. CHP however confirmed the incident is clear and the highway is back open in both directions.
KERN CANYON: State Route 178 is currently CLOSED through the Kern Canyon due to a solo big-rig incident. No ETO available at this time. pic.twitter.com/3osYDGFCAL
— Caltrans District 6 (@CaltransDist6) April 20, 2020