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Belle Terrace Bridge demolition canceled tonight, resuming on Thursday

Posted at 4:11 PM, Feb 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-20 19:11:13-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The demolition activities scheduled for the Belle Terrace Bridge have been canceled due to anticipated rain and the demolition is expected to resume Thursday night, February 21.

For Thursday’s closure, all northbound lanes and all but one southbound lane will be closed between State Route 58 and Ming Avenue.

Northbound traffic will exit the freeway at Ming Avenue, travel north on Wible Road, and re-enter the freeway at the northbound on-ramp located just south of Brundage Lane. The northbound State Route 99 to eastbound State Route 58 connector and the Ming Avenue on-ramp to northbound State Route 99 will be closed, but the westbound State Route 58 to southbound State Route 99 connector will remain open.

Lanes closures will begin at 9 p.m., with final closures implemented at 11 p.m. All lanes and ramps are expected to open at 5 a.m.