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Snow Forces Closure of 5 Freeway & Other Roads

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Photo of Highway 2 by James Herman (read about his adventure here)

Around 2 p.m., Caltrans shut down Interstate 5 between Parker Rd. in Castaic and the Grapevine to the north, cutting off the main route between Central and Southern California.

Also, a Caltrans official confirmed that some of Highway 138 and Sierra Highway are shut down.

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And after being shut down this morning, the 14 Freeway remains closed for 26 miles between Santa Clarita and Palmdale and the 138