Highway 58 near Bakersfield is closed -- again -- for snow, ice

The Fresno BeeDecember 7, 2013 

Highway 58 is closed through the Tehachapi mountains for the second time Saturday because of snow and ice, the California Highway Patrol says.

Eastbound lanes are closed at Tower Line Road in Bakersfield. Westbound lanes are closed west of Mojave.

No estimate has been given for when the highway will reopen.

The highway was closed Saturday morning for several hours because of bad weather, but was reopened early Saturday afternoon. The latest closure was imposed just before 4 p.m.

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