Caltrans: Full Closure - Ridgecrest Turnoff

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FULL CLOSURE FOR NORTHBOUND TRAFFIC ON US HIGHWAY 395 BETWEEN STATE ROUTE 178 AND THE JUNCTION OF STATE ROUTE 14 AND US HIGHWAY 395 

Eastern Kern County – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) would like to alert the traveling public of a full highway closure for northbound traffic on US Highway 395 between State Route 178 and the junction of State Route 14 and US Highway 395 due to the Walker Pass Thin Blanket Project.  The highway closure is for today, Thursday, August 1st until 6:00 pm. A detour is available for through traffic. 

The Walker Pass Thin Blanket Project is 12.1 miles west of Inyokern on State Route 178 and on US Highway 395 from just north of the junction of State Route 178 to just south of the junction at State Route 14, crews are removing the existing pavement and placing a new asphalt surface to extend the life of the pavement.

Travelers are advised to slow down and be aware of temporary road closures and detours

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