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Is it Cajon Pass open?

Is it Cajon Pass open?

CAJON PASS (CBSLA) — Forward progress of the ‘Railroad Fire’ in the Cajon Pass has been stopped and the blaze is currently at 30% containment, as of 9:30 p.m. Northbound and Southbound lanes are now open.

Why is Cajon Pass closed?

CAJON PASS, Calif. ( — A new vegetation fire burning in the Cajon Pass dubbed the “Railroad Fire” has prompted a full closure of the 15 freeway Sunday. The fire was reported at about 12:45 pm, along the northbound I-15 freeway close to Highway 138. Preliminary reports indicate the fire is 10-15 acres.

Are chains required on Cajon Pass?

Rain and fog in the cajon pass Wednesday; chains required in Wrightwood. WEDNESDAY, Calif. According to CHP Victorville, R2: Chains or traction devices are required on all vehicles except four wheel/all wheel drive vehicles with snow-tread tires on all four wheels.

How long is Cajon Pass?

19.7 miles
How long is Cajon Pass? The road to the summit is totally paved. It’s called California State Route 138 (SR 138). The pass road is 31.70km (19.7 miles) long, running west-south from Cajon Junction to Crestline.

How long is the Cajon Pass?

The pass road is 31.70km (19.7 miles) long, running west-south from Cajon Junction to Crestline. The pass had been used during thousands of years by the Native American people who lived in the area. In Spanish the word cajón refers to a box or drawer.

Is there a fire in Big Bear right now?

Please note there are no current fires in Big Bear Lake and all roads to/from and within Big Bear Lake are open to traffic. Big Bear businesses, restaurants, lodging, and Non-National Forest activities are operating and open to the public. This includes marinas and lake operations.

Do I need chains if I have 4×4?

If I have 4-wheel-drive, do I need to carry chains? Yes. Even though weather conditions may not warrant the use of chains on 4-wheel-drive vehicles at a particular time, to enter a chain control area, you must have a set of chains (for one drive axle) for your vehicle in your possession.

How do you avoid the Cajon Pass?

One can avoid most of the mountain driving by heading east toward Palm Springs on Interstate 10, then turning north on Highway 62/29 Palms Highway. Stay on Highway 62 until you’re through Yucca Valley and turn north on Highway 247.