This story has been updated as new information was released.

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — The Grapevine and Highway 58 are open. Highway 178 has reopened.

UPDATE (11:07 a.m.): Caltrans said Highway 58 is now open in both directions.

UPDATE (10:22 a.m.): CHP is escorting traffic for east and westbound traffic on Highway 58, according to Caltrans.

Update (9:54 a.m.): As of 9:54 a.m. Wednesday, California High Patrol and Kern County Sheriff’s Office crews have removed the boulder blocking Highway 178 in the canyon. They are working to repair the road and expect to reopen the route within a few hours.

Highway 178 is closed in both directions and is expected to remain closed all day Wednesday due to a rock slide.

UPDATE (9:30 p.m.): The Grapevine remains open with no anticipation of closing, according to the California Highway Patrol. CHP said the roads are still wet and slick with strong winds in the area. Officials advise reducing your speed and following vehicles at a safe distance.

UPDATE (8:50 p.m.): Caltrans crews are still working to clear the jackknifed trucks off Highway 58 over the Tehachapi Pass. Caltrans said there is no estimated time of reopening.


Highway 58 is closed in both directions from Towerline Road to Exit 165 due to a jackknifed truck, according to Caltrans. Drivers should use alternative routes. Eastbound Highway 58 is closed at Towerline Road due to snow in the Mojave area, according to the California Highway Patrol.

As of 5:12 p.m., Eastbound Highway 58 is closed at Tower Line Road, according to the California Highway Patrol.


As of 3:13 p.m., Caltrans reported both westbound lanes near Tucker Road and Highway 202 are blocked due to a jackknifed truck.

Caltrans is asking drivers to slow down while traveling on Hwy 58 over Tehachapi pass due to snowfall.

There is also moderate snowfall on the grapevine at this time, according to CHP.

The weather conditions will continue to change throughout the day and we will update this story as more information becomes available.