Rough winds lead to hard closure of 395 to high profile vehicles

As wind picked up Tuesday, the fierce speed knocked over a big rig north of Crowley and a motorcycle.

High Winds Turn Big Rig

photo by Barbara Richter, Mammoth Lakes

Those incidents prompted agency meetings and a decision to prohibit high profile vehicles on 395.

The CHP and Caltrans put a hard closure in at Bishop to the Nevada border. CHP officers and Caltrans set up a stop northbound in Bishop. The closure and prohibition was for high profile vehicles only.

Directing Wind ClosureA hard closure went into effect at the Topaz bug station for southbound vehicles.

CHP was diverting traffic to 95 and 6 with a high wind advisory.

Call 1-800-GAS-ROAD for latest conditions.


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