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Paving to Resume on 24th Street and Highway 178

Nighttime roadwork could affect traffic
Posted at 11:51 AM, May 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-08 14:51:20-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Paving is set to resume on 24th Street in the coming days and could impact traffic in the area.

The operations will resume along the north side of 24th Street between Drake Street and State Route 178 on Sunday, May 10.

On May 10, the contractor plans to repave the north side of the Chester Avenue, L Street, and M Street intersections between the hours of 3 p.m. and 5 a.m.

On Monday, May 11, and Tuesday, May 12, paving operations will be underway for the two currently closed lanes on the north side of 24th Street between Drake Street and M Street between the hours of 7 p.m. and 5 a.m., each night.

The adjacent westbound travel lane will also need to be closed, leaving one westbound lane open to traffic.

This work is not expected to impact eastbound traffic on 23rd Street.

On Wednesday, May 13, and Thursday, May 14 paving operations will be underway east of M Street on State Route 178. The eastbound and westbound inside lanes on State Route 178 will be closed between the hours of 7 p.m. and 5 a.m. each night.

Two lanes are expected to remain open in each direction while work is underway.

Please slow down and watch for construction workers and equipment while driving through the work zone.