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Traffic Alert: 23rd Street and Chester Avenue closed until Monday

Posted at 10:54 PM, Jul 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-13 01:54:17-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Drivers in Downtown Bakersfield may have to look for alternate routes this weekend.

The intersection at 23rd Street and Chester Avenue will be closed Friday night at 7 p.m. until 5 a.m. Monday, July 15.

Crews will be working around the clock to improve drainage at the intersection.

Officials say northbound and southbound drivers can use either H Street or L Street to cross the 23rdStreet and 24th Street corridor while work is underway.