NewsCovering Kern County


Long-time closure of Stine Road at Stockdale Highway planned to start next week

Posted at 9:10 AM, Jan 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-23 12:10:06-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The developer of the Centennial Corridor project will be closing Stine Road, on the south end of Stockdale Highway, starting Monday, Jan. 27. The closure is expected to last through the end of 2022.

According to The Thomas Roads Improvement Program, drivers will be able to access Stine Road from Belle Terrace and residents can use adjacent streets to access the neighborhood from Stockdale Highway.

Daytime closures are scheduled for Stine Road on the north side of Stockdale Highway on Wednesday, Jan. 29 and Tuesday, Feb. 4. These closures will affect southbound traffic between Ford Avenue and Stockdale Highway. Southbound motorists will be detoured west on Ford Avenue to North McDonald Way to access Stockdale Highway. The northbound lane on Stine Road is expected to remain open while the contractor constructs piles for the new bridge.

No impacts are anticipated for east or west traffic on Stockdale Highway at this time.