California Department of Transportation
 

Current Interstate Highway 5 Conditions

Before driving, check with the Caltrans Highway Information Network (CHIN) 800.427.7623


I 5
    [IN THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AREA]
    NO TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS ARE REPORTED FOR THIS AREA.

    [IN THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AREA] 
    A HIGH WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM THE LOS ANGELES/KERN CO LINE 
TO THE KERN/KINGS CO LINE - TRAVEL IS NOT RECOMMENDED FOR CAMPERS, TRAILERS OR 
PERMIT LOADS    

    [IN THE NORTHERN CALIFORNIA AREA]
    IS CLOSED TO NORTHBOUND TRUCKS 10 MI NORTH OF REDDING /AT FAWNDALE/
(SHASTA CO) - DUE TO SNOW - TRUCKS ARE ADVISED TO USE AN ALTERNATE ROUTE 

    CHAINS ARE REQUIRED ON ALL VEHICLES EXCEPT 4-WHEEL-DRIVE VEHICLES WITH SNOW
TIRES ON ALL 4 WHEELS FROM 3 MI SOUTH TO 4 MI NORTH OF DUNSMUIR (SISKIYOU CO) 

    CHAINS ARE REQUIRED ON ALL VEHICLES EXCEPT 4-WHEEL-DRIVE VEHICLES WITH SNOW
TIRES ON ALL 4 WHEELS FROM WEED TO 3 MI NORTH OF WEED (SISKIYOU CO) 

    NORTHBOUND TRAFFIC IS BEING SCREENED 10 MI NORTH OF REDDING /AT FAWNDALE/
(SHASTA CO) - DRIVERS MUST HAVE CHAINS IN THEIR POSSESSION IN ORDER TO PROCEED
- PERMIT LOADS ARE PROHIBITED 

PLEASE RESEARCH CHAIN CONTROL LOCATIONS AS CALTRANS IS CURRENTLY WORKING TO 
UPDATE CHAIN CONTROL DESCRIPTIONS FOR CONSISTENCY WITH INTERNET MAPPING, 
LIKE GOOGLE MAPS & MAPQUEST.