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TRAFFIC ALERT: All lanes of NB I-5 reopened after being shut down for hours near Castaic

Posted: 5:41 PM, Dec 26, 2017
Updated: 2017-12-27 03:09:57Z
All lanes of NB I-5 closed at Castaic
All lanes of NB I-5 closed at Castaic
All lanes of NB I-5 closed at Castaic

The California Highway Patrol shut down all lanes of northbound traffic on Interstate 5 due to a stalled big rig for hours Tuesday for reports of a stalled big rig. 

According to the CHP dispatcher's website, a semi-truck was stalled, blocking the number four lane around 3:15 p.m. 

Initial reports are that the truck was running out of gas and was blocking the number four lane. The driver tried to coast and ended up blocking all lanes. 

A Sig Alert was issued around 3:40 p.m. and was canceled around 6:30 p.m. 

Traffic remained slow in the area.