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Final finishing of new bridges will close portions of Truxtun Avenue next week

Road Closed and Road Construction Signs
Posted at 3:57 PM, Sep 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-07 11:12:58-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — According to the City of Bakersfield, Truxtun Avenue will be closed near the Westside Parkway on and off-ramps starting on Tuesday. The closure will last through Thursday.

In a statement, Janet Wheeler of the Thomas Roads Improvement Project, said "The eastbound off-ramp to Truxtun Avenue will also be closed while this work is underway. The westbound freeway on-ramp will remain open. Motorists can detour around the closure by using California Avenue or Rosedale Highway. All lanes will re-open in time for the morning commute."

This is "full closure" and will impact all lanes of travel from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Crews will be removing forms from the new bridge and preparing for the completion of the new bridges across Truxtun Avenue.