Friday, March 16, 2012

Angeles Crest Highway Closes Due To Snow

Friday, March 16, 2012

8 - Riverside and San Bernardino Counties

Terri Kasinga

(909) 383-1910 (work)
(951) 232-4268 (cell)

San Bernardino County – Caltrans District 8 will close the section of State Route 2 (SR 2) between Vincents Gap and Islip Saddle today at 2:00 p.m. until further notice due to the prediction of a large amount of snow from the incoming storm.

This stretch of mountain highway, located west of Wrightwood, closes every winter due to avalanche activity and concern for motorist safety. However, the route reopened for a period of time this winter due to low snow levels. The Maintenance crews from Cajon were able to maintain the route for several weeks and keep it open to the public for the first time remembered during winter months.

For roadwork information please go to Bring chains when traveling to any mountainous area.

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