A sinkhole has opened in the roadway along 1st Street at L Street.
City officials left the scene for a short time while workers secured the area at about 5 p.m. Tuesday.
One worker told 23ABC that a water main broke under the street causing the sinkhole.
No homes or cars affected.
Also a few blocks away at 1st and L streets on December 6, 2013 , a sinkhole opened that swallowed a car.
No too far from this location, at 3rd and Eye streets, a sinkhole opened on April 14, 2014.
Water flowing down street on Stockdale Highway
Water was seen flowing down the street on Stockdale Highway just west of In-N-Out Burger down to New Stine Road.
Five people arrested after downtown beating
A bouncer at a local bar is under arrest, along with four other men, and all are being accused of beating a man in a downtown Bakersfield alley.
Missing 19-year-old's body found in Kern River
The search for 19-year-old Alfonso Bajo Tellez in the Kern River came to an end today.
Crime drops in Bakersfield compared to last year
Statistics show overall crime dropped nearly 10% over the past six months compared to last year, the City of Bakersfield said in a report Monday.