Intermittent nighttime lane closures on southbound State Route 99 are scheduled for Thursday, April 30. The contractor for the Bakersfield Freeway Connector project plans to restripe the roadway and adjust the temporary concrete barrier rail between Stockdale Highway and Ming Avenue. The westbound State Route 58-to-southbound State Route 99 loop ramp will also be closed during this timeframe. Westbound to southbound motorist can use Union Avenue to connect with southbound State Route 99.
This work will require the closure of two freeway lanes at a time. At least one lane will remain open to traffic while work is underway. Closures are expected to in place between the hours of 11 p.m. and 5 a.m.
This schedule may be changed without notice due to unforeseen circumstances. Please slow down and pay attention to construction and detour signage while driving through the area. The Thomas Roads Improvement Program apologizes for any inconvenience this work may cause the traveling public.