Lane restrictions on Highway 178 for maintenance cause delays

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Traffic will be heavier than normal on Highway 178 this week.

Starting Wednesday at 6 a.m., the outside eastbound lane will be closed so contractors can work on the highway on the Morning Drive interchange project.

The restrictions affect Highway 178 between Fairfax Road and Morning Drive.

The eastbound on-ramp at the State Route 178/Fairfax Road Interchange will be closed Thursday and Friday.

Crews will be installing a concrete barrier and re-striping the road.

The lane will be closed every day from 6 a.m. until 4 p.m. through Friday.

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