Indian Canyon Dr. reopens

PALM SPRINGS, Calif.- - UPDATE: 4/17/2019 - 3:45 P.M. 

Indian Canyon Drive reopened at the wash in Palm Springs around 3:45 Wednesday, PSPD announced. 


Indian Canyon Drive remains closed through the wash in Palm Springs Wednesday morning.

The closure is in effect from Interstate 10 to Tramview Road, the Palm Springs Police Department announced on Twitter shortly before 11:45 a.m. Tuesday morning. 

The major artery connecting Palm Springs to Interstate 10 and Desert Hot Springs was shut down due to visibility issues.

Early Tuesday morning, a wind gust of 58 mph was recorded near Interstate 10 in Whitewater.

"Drifting sand and low visibility has created a hazard requiring the closure of Indian Canyon Drive between Tramwview Road and the PS Train Station." Palm Springs Senior Engineering Assistant Felipe Primera wrote in an email. "For your own safety, please do not drive around barricades."  

Stay with News Channel 3 for the latest updates on this developing story. 



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