Highway 178 closes again due to rock slides; will remain closed overnight and be reassessed Monday

Posted at 7:42 PM, Jan 21, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-22 19:39:53-05

UPDATE (1/22, 2:39 p.m.): Highway 178 at the Kern Canyon will remain closed overnight and the situation will be reassessed Monday morning. There is currently no estimated time for reopening.

ORIGINAL (1/21): Highway 178 at Kern Canyon is closed again due to rock slides.

Cal-Trans tweeted the following at 7:27 p.m. on Saturday:

The closure comes roughly two hours after a previous closure was lifted. There is no estimation for opening at this time, CalTrans says that the road will be closed through the night.