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Caltrans: Traffic switch, 55-day closure of 99 off-ramp starts Monday night

Posted: 5:02 PM, Aug 14, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-26 20:37:11-04
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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — After being delayed, Caltrans has announced the Rehab 99 project will start Monday at 10 p.m.

According to a news release, this traffic switch will be followed by a 55-day closure of the Northbound 99 off-ramp from Buck Owens Boulevard starting Monday night for construction.

The closure of the Northbound 99 off-ramp to Rosedale Highway won't begin until September 3.

Caltrans said the closures below will be in effect during their respective dates:

  • Traffic on Northbound State Route 99 will utilize the #1 and #2 (left two) lanes starting Monday night at 10 p.m.
  • The Northbound State Route 99 on-ramp from Buck Owens Boulevard will be closed for 55 days beginning Monday night at 10 p.m.
  • The Northbound State Route 99 off-ramp to 24th Street (Rosedale Highway) will be closed for 55 days beginning Tuesday September 3.

Officials said the posted detour will utilize the Buck Owens Boulevard exit where traffic can return south on Buck Owens to 24th Street (Rosedale Highway) as well as the California Avenue exit where traffic can go north on Oak Street to 24th Street (Rosedale Highway).

See the full Caltrans Commuter Alert Map below:

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