UPDATE: FRAZIER PARK, California (Monday, Feb. 16 at 3:25 p.m.)—The California Highway Patrol began escorting motorists over the Grapevine on Interstate 5, just after 3 p.m. following about 12 hours of closure from snow and ice conditions.
FRAZIER PARK (Monday, Feb. 16 at 8:05 a.m.)—The Grapevine is closed to Laval Road due to snow and ice condiitons. In the Frazier Mountain Communities, Kern County has two plows working at the Mil Potrero Y and Cuddy Valley areas, and is clearing the main roadways. Secondary streets are plowed after the main thoroughfares are secure.
You can check Caltrans updates on road conditions at 800 427 7623 (Central California option, for Interstate 5). We will be updating here, as conditions change.
This is part of the February 13, 2009 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.
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