LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The 5 Freeway in the Grapevine area was reopened Monday evening after being temporarily closed due to snow.
Northbound lanes of the freeway were closed in Castaic with southbound lanes closed at Grapevine Road.
All motorists still on the road were being escorted to the other side by CHP officers.
We are currently holding traffic for the #Grapevine area of I-5 in Castaic (northbound) and Grapvine Road (southbound) and escorting the residual traffic through to the other side. pic.twitter.com/idgrQYXS82
— CHP Fort Tejon (@CHPFortTejon) March 16, 2020
As of 7:48 p.m., Caltrans announced that the freeway was open in both directions, but advised motorists to drive carefully.
Grapevine UPDATE: ALL LANES OPEN and CLEAR, wet weather remains, drive carefully.
— Caltrans District 6 (@CaltransDist6) March 17, 2020