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Bakersfield Police set to start closing roads for the 4th Annual Bakersfield Marathon

Posted at 4:31 AM, Nov 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-17 08:26:12-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Starting at 4:30 a.m. Sunday, the Bakersfield Police Department Traffic Division will be closing down numerous roads throughout the city.

BPD will begin closures along major roadways such as Stockdale Highway, California Avenue, 24th Street, Beech Street, Chester Avenue, Garces Circle, West Columbus and Panorama Drive.

Other closures will be taking place in the downtown Bakersfield and East Bakersfield areas.

Roads will be closed intermittently throughout the day. Major closures are expected to last until 3 p.m.

Officers assigned to the marathon route will do their best to work with the citizens of Bakersfield in areas that will be most affected by the marathon route.

For a downloadable map of the marathon route, click here.