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Portions of the Kern River Parkway bike path to be closed this week

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Posted at 11:07 AM, Sep 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-16 14:07:08-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — This week, a section of the Kern River Parkway Trail, the bike path near the Westside Parkway, will be closed starting Monday.

The trail will be closed Monday morning starting at 7 a.m. and remain closed through Friday until 5 p.m.

The closure is for the safe removal of temporary bridge construction structures above the path. This means that bicyclists, runners, joggers, and walkers who use the bike path must take a detour around the closure at Commercial Way and Empire Drive on the sidewalk.