Highway 395 back open after truck wreck | RecordCourier.com

Highway 395 back open after truck wreck

Staff Reports

Highway 395 was closed south of Walker for eight hours on Tuesday after a truck hauling soap overturned blocking the northbound lanes.

According to the California Department of Transportation, the highway reopened at Hazel’s Hole in Walker Canyon at 7:48 p.m.

The truck wreck was reported at 11:52 a.m. Both north and southbound lanes were closed due to the spill.

Both ends of Walker Canyon were closed as a result of the wreck, according to the CHP.

As of 2 p.m. officials allowed locals past the Agricultural Inspection Station, but diverted everyone else back up to Holbrook Junction, then around to Highway 338 and over to Bridgeport.

Northbound traffic was detoured at Bridgeport into Nevada.