Grapevine closes again Saturday due to snowfall, dangerous driving conditions

[ad_1] The Interstate 5 Freeway was closed through the Grapevine Saturday due to snowfall.  Northbound lanes of the Grapevine closed at Parker Road in Castaic. Southbound lanes were closed in Lebec. Traffic was backed up for miles south in the morning.  The heavily traveled freeway remained closed until just before 5:30 p.m. when California Highway … Read more

Portland snowfall snarls evening commute, creating widespread slowdowns

[ad_1] PORTLAND, Ore. — As the evening commute got underway throughout the Portland metro area Wednesday evening, a day’s worth of snow showers and wet snow on the ground contributed to delays and gridlock on nearly every route through the city. From Vancouver south nearly to Tigard, the Oregon Department of Transportation’s TripCheck map was … Read more

Snow blankets parts of Germany and Croatia causing traffic chaos

[ad_1] Southwestern Germany has been blanketed by 20 centimetres of snow causing traffic chaos and a number of accidents. In the state of Saarland, roads were particularly affected and some cars skidded into crash barriers. Trucks had trouble getting up the smallest slopes and when some of them became stuck the traffic behind them came … Read more