Los Angeles Traffic Woes: Here Are the Roads Closed by the Fires

LA Traffic Woes: LISTED BELOW ARE the Roads Closed by the Fires Photo Smoke from the Thomas Fire hung over the 101 freeway close to Ventura on Thursday morning hours. Credit Hilary Swift for The New York Times

The Southern California fires include affected a number of the area’s busiest traffic arteries. Elements of the 405 freeway, which bears up to 400,000 vehicles a day, were temporarily shut on Wednesday. The 101 freeway, shut early on Thursday, was reopened hours later on. But roadways remain shut through the entire region.

The LA Police Department has advised motorists to be skeptical of following navigation software that direct them through areas that are burning. The LA Department of Transportation later on said it was working with Waze to keep the app up to date with important information on road closures.

The California Department of Transportation has an app called QuickMap that’s being updated live.

We’ve gathered the latest road closures, by early on Thursday afternoon Pacific Regular Time. For extra on the fires breaking out across Southern California, go here.

Here’s what you ought to find out about the region’s site visitors woes:

Thomas Fire in Ventura County

Road closures are actually affecting Highway 150 and Highway 33, furthermore to other roads:

Wells at Foothill

Olive at Foothill

Briggs at Foothill

Peck at Foothill

Highway 33 north and south from Canada to Casita Springs and Stanley to Casita Springs

Highway 33 in Nye Road

Highway 150 at Stonegate

Highway 150 at Richmond

Highway 150 at Telegraph

Highway 150 in Santa Anna Road

Highway 150 in Gobernador Canyon Road

Highway 150 in Carne Road

Highway 150 in Ojai Road

Highway 33 in Fairview Road

Highway 33 at Villanova

Timber Canyon Road at Highway 126

Hall Road at Highway 126

Toland Road at Highway 126

Evacuation maps and more info are available here.

Creek Fire in Sylmar

All 210 westbound exits from the 118 freeway to the 5 freeway are closed.

210 freeway eastbound exits shut: Osborne Avenue, Wheatland Avenue, Sunland Boulevard, and La Tuna Canyon Road.

210 freeway westbound exits are shut from Lowell Avenue to the 118 freeway.

Evacuation maps and more info are available here.

Skirball Fire in Bel-Air

The 405 has been reopened.

Updates are available here.

Rye Fire in Santa Clarita

There are no road closures. Stay up-to-day with official information in this article.

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