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Westside Parkway reopens after closing due downed power lines

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Posted at 8:26 AM, May 24, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-24 18:18:06-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — UPDATE (3:15 PM): The traffic closure of the Westside Parkway has concluded and the roadway is reopened.


UPDATE (1:19 PM): The Westside Parkway will be closed in both lanes of travel until about 5 p.m. from the Truxtun Avenue on-ramp to Coffee Road due to downed power lines.

The Parkway was previously set to be closed until noon.


The City of Bakersfield said the Westside Parkway will be closed in both lanes of travel Tuesday from 9 a.m. to about noon from the Truxtun Avenue on-ramp to Coffee Road due to downed power lines.

The city advises to seek alternate routes.