5 Freeway Reopens North of LA After Overnight Closure Due to Snow and Ice

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The California Highway Patrol was escorting traffic through the Grapevine in both directions, northbound from Castaic and southbound from Kern County Tuesday morning.

Heavy snow in the area prompted a closure of the freeway at about 8 p.m. Monday.

The northbound freeway was closed at Parker Road in Castaic, and the southbound portion at Grapevine Road in Kern County.

Possible detours according to Caltrans include:

  • Westbound on Route 166 to the 101 Frreeway for southbound traffic.
  • Westbound on Route 126 to the 101 Freeway for northbound traffic.

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