This is an archival story that predates current editorial management.
This archival content was written, edited, and published prior to LAist's acquisition by its current owner, Southern California Public Radio ("SCPR"). Content, such as language choice and subject matter, in archival articles therefore may not align with SCPR's current editorial standards. To learn more about those standards and why we make this distinction, please click here.
Angeles Crest Highway Reopens After 18 Months of Repairs
Officials opened a 7-mile stretch of Angeles Crest Highway on Friday that had been closed for nearly 18 months. Parts of the 66-mile highway that extends north from the 2 freeway in La Cañada Flintridge through Angeles National Forest to Wrightwood had been closed after January 2010 mudslides in the Station Fire burn area badly damaged sections of the road.
Dozens of bikers, cyclist, and aficionados of the scenic drive came out for the official opening, according to the L.A. Times.
Video of cyclists awaiting the road opening this morning by Donna Evans La Cañada Flintridge Patch: