Westside Parkway curve at Truxtun Ave gets guard rails

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The guard rails are finally up on the Westside Parkway at Truxtun Avenue.

The community had concerns about the tight curve and several cars drove over the edge.

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City officials originally said the ramp did not require guard rails because the gentle slope was designated to protect motorists.

Officials decided to put them up anyway and they completed the project Thursday.

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