BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - UPDATE (Feb. 17, 2017, 8:30 p.m.): All lanes of Highway 99 at Rosedale have been reopened.
UPDATE (Feb. 17, 2017, 10:28 a.m.): According to Caltrans, southbound Highway 99 has been reduced to two lanes.
BAKERSFIELD: Southbound 99 reduced to 2 lanes due to emergency roadway maintenance. Advise alternate route if possible. No ETO at this time. pic.twitter.com/hjs2abMBrO— Caltrans District 6 (@caltransdist6) February 17, 2017
BAKERSFIELD: Southbound 99 reduced to 2 lanes due to emergency roadway maintenance. Advise alternate route if possible. No ETO at this time. pic.twitter.com/hjs2abMBrO
This is due to an emergency roadway maintenance. No estimated time for reopening at this time.
Please use an alternate route if available.
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.
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.
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