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UPDATE: I-5 over Grapevine closed again due to snow, ice

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Posted at 3:50 AM, Jan 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-25 18:10:53-05

(KERO) — UPDATE: (3:10 p.m.): CHP confirms both directions of I-5 over the Grapevine are closed again due to snow/ice.


UPDATE (12:35 p.m.): The California Highway Patrol reported that Interstate 5 and Highway 58 are open. CHP is urging drivers use caution while traveling on those roads.


UPDATE (8:15 a.m.): Highway 178 north of the pass remains open, however, chain controls are in effect, according to Caltrans.


UPDATE (7:05 a.m.): Officials with the California Highway Patrol's Fort Tejon office say there is no estimated time for the reopening of I-5.

Rich Anthes with the CHP's Fort Tejon office says the area is expecting a lot more snow "around 8 a.m."

He said the severity of the snowfall will determine whether or not the I-5 reopens.

"Right now, it's not feeling safe."

He said travelers on the I-5 have been cleared and the CHP and Caltrans are now working to clear people at rest stops and on side roads.


UPDATE (4:20 a.m.): Multiple big rigs have jack-knifed on Eastbound Highway 58 leading to closures.

The CHP reported multiple big rigs were stuck in the snow near the Tehachapi Loop around 3:15 a.m.

Jack knifed big rigs were reported about a half hour later.


Weather has shut down both directions of Interstate 5 over the Grapevine on Monday morning.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the I-5 has been shut down between Grapevine Road and Highway 14.

A SigAlert shows that there is snow and ice on the road, leading to the shutdown.

There is no estimated time for the I-5 to reopen.