NB 5 Freeway opens after mudslide in Fort Tejon area

CASTAIC, California (KABC) -- The 5 Freeway heading northbound was closed at Parker Road in Castaic due to a mudslide in the Fort Tejon area Sunday evening.

The freeway closure caused headaches for motorists who sat in traffic for hours.

Caltrans said the freeway opened again at about 11:30 p.m.



The National Weather Service said some areas received a half inch of rain on Sunday.

A mudslide closed the 5 Freeway in both directions on Oct. 15 after nearly 3 inches of rain fell in the area.
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