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PG&E to replace 34 power poles, hardware in Northwest Bakersfield

PG&E construction in Northwest Bakersfield
Posted at 11:01 AM, Oct 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-15 16:00:36-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — PG&E is replacing 34 power poles and hardware in Northwest Bakersfield starting next week.

The work will be on the 7th Standard-Kern electric transmission line and is set to begin next week. Work is scheduled to be completed in early November, said PG&E.

The project will take place on Coffee Road, between Norris Road and Rosedale Highway, ending at PG&E’s Kern Power Plant electric substation (corner of Rosedale Highway and Coffee Road). There will be lane closures near the project and construction will take place overnight with some work occurring during the weekends to minimize impacts to local businesses., said PG&E.

PG&E will notify customers of any planned outages related to the project.