UPDATE: Eastbound Hwy. 58 in Tehachapi closed again

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UPDATE (2:48 p.m.): Eastbound Highway 58 at Towerline Road in Tehachapi has been closed again due to weather, according to the CHP.

UPDATE (12:47 p.m.): Both directions of Highway 58 at Towerline Road in Tehachapi are back open and traffic is being escorted in the area, according to the CHP.

UPDATE: (7:45 a.m.): Highway 58 in the area of Towerline Road in Tehachapi is still closed in both directions due to snow and ice, according to the CHP.

With I-5 also closed, the only available alternate route for those heading south out of Kern County is westbound Highway 166, according to Caltrans.

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) – Highway 58 is closed due to snow, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Both Eastbound and Westbound lanes are closed on Hwy. 58.

It is unknown when the roadway will reopen.

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