What are the conditions on the Cajon Pass?

What are the conditions on the Cajon Pass?


29.94in Barometer 70% Humidity Southeast 3.5mph Wind
Mostly Cloudy

Are chains required on Cajon Pass?

Where are chains required? Chains are also sometimes required on State Route 58 near Tehachapi between Bakersfield and Mojave, Interstate 15 over Cajon Pass between Victorville and San Bernardino, and Interstate 5 over Tejon Pass between Los Angeles and Bakersfield.

Why is it called the Cajon Pass?

The name, Cajon Pass The word Cajon is Spanish for “Box” or “drawer” (cajón). The pass had been used during thousands of years by the Native American people who lived in the area. In 1772 Pedro Farges, a Spanish officer marched from San Diego to Monterey and became the first European to cross Cajon Pass.

Is mountain pass open now?

SOUTHWEST CDOT UPDATE: US 550 Red Mountain Pass is now open.

Where is the Cajon Pass?

San Bernardino County

Cajon Pass
Elevation 3,777 ft (1,151 m)
Traversed by I-15 US 66 (until 1979) Union Pacific Railroad/BNSF Railway/Amtrak
Location San Bernardino County, California, United States
Range San Bernardino Mountains/San Gabriel Mountains

Why is the Cajon Pass so bad?

The area is known for high wind, turbulence and fog. Cajon Pass is notorious for high winds. It has been known to cause high-profile vehicles such semi-trucks to lose control or tip over. The road is steep, hitting a 15% of maximum gradient through some of the ramps.

What is the highest Pass in California?

It is the highest highway pass in California and in the Sierra Nevada. Mount Dana is to the east of the pass….

Tioga Pass
Elevation 9,943 ft (3,031 m)
Traversed by SR 120
Location Mono / Tuolumne counties, California, United States
Range Sierra Nevada

How to see traffic on I-15 Cajon Pass?

Zoom in/out of map via controls on map, or change elevation with Mouse. Drag the Orange Man on map for Google Street View. Switch between “Road Map” view & “Satellite” view with controls on map. See Also: i-15 Traffic i-15 California Traffic .

Is the Interstate 15 in California still closed?

UPDATE DEC. 27 AT 12 A.M.: After closures that lasted all night Thursday, Interstate 15 remains closed near Primm due to extreme weather. Officials say they are not sure how long the closures will last. The closures began early Thursday and the I-15 re-opened for a short amount of time before closing again.

Is the Interstate 15 at mountain pass closed?

I-15 at Mountain Pass is NOW CLOSED IN BOTH DIRECTIONS FROM BAKER TO PRIMM DUE TO ICE AND ACCIDENTS. UNKNOWN DURATION. AVOID TRAVEL TO AND FROM VEGAS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE! The westbound lanes of State Route 164/Nipton Road are also closed. Expect a long delay or use other routes.

Is the Interstate 15 in Baker ca open?

I-15 is now fully open at Mountain Pass between Baker and Primm. Both directions open. Enjoy and be safe everyone. Thank you for your patience. UPDATE: I-15 Southbound is finally open, 19 hours after closing at the state line.