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Nighttime lane closures on southbound Highway 99 next week

Posted at 9:12 PM, Apr 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-25 00:12:50-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Nighttime lane closures on southbound Highway 99 have been scheduled for Thursday.

The contractor for the Bakersfield Freeway Connector project plans to re-stripe the roadway and adjust the temporary concrete barrier rail between Stockdale Highway and Ming Avenue. This work will require the closure of two lanes at a time. At least one lane will remain open to traffic while work is underway.

Closures are expected to in place between the hours of 11 p.m. and 5 a.m.

The westbound Highway 58-to-southbound Highway 99 loop ramp will be closed during this time frame. Westbound to southbound motorists can use Union Avenue to connect with southbound 99.