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Two lanes of southbound Highway 99 closed due to emergency roadway maintenance

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Posted at 9:53 AM, Feb 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-17 23:36:27-05

UPDATE (Feb. 17, 2017, 8:30 p.m.): All lanes of Highway 99 at Rosedale have been reopened.

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UPDATE (Feb. 17, 2017, 10:28 a.m.): According to Caltrans, southbound Highway 99 has been reduced to two lanes.

This is due to an emergency roadway maintenance. No estimated time for reopening at this time.

Please use an alternate route if available.

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UPDATE (Feb. 17, 2017, 10:13 a.m.): Soutbound on-ramp of Rosedale Highway to Highway 99 has a hole in the structure.

Bakersfield police will be closing the area due to the safety issue and a possible bridge collapse. It's unclear when the area will reopen.

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According to California Highway Patrol Officeer Vaugh Cain, the on-ramps to Highway 99 at Rosedale Highway are closed due to high winds.

Lanes will be narrow due to construction near the on-ramp and off-ramp.

Closure will remain in effect until the winds calm down.