On Monday 1-21-19 the MLK Memorial Association will be hosting an MLK Memorial March. The march will start at the Kern County Library (1901 Wilson Rd.) and head eastbound in the eastbound lanes of Wilson Rd. to The Wilson Road Church of Christ (1416 Wilson Rd). The parade will start at 1800 hours and is expected to be over by 1900 hours. Officers are going to be opening and closing the roadway as the parade proceeds down the road. If you have any questions or concerns please let me know.
F Street closure between 23rd Street and 24th Street this weekend
An around-the-clock closure for F Street, between 23rd Street and 24th Street, is scheduled to begin on Saturday, January 12, at 5 a.m. and is expected to continue through Sunday, January 13, at 7 p.m. The closure affects northbound and southbound traffic on F Street. Both 23rd Street and 24th Street will remain open to traffic while work is underway. Northbound and southbound motorists can use H Street to avoid the weekend closure.
F Street will remain partially closed at this location through the following week. From Monday, January 14 through Friday, January 18, only one lane will be available to traffic in each direction on F Street; 23rd Street and 24th Street will be open to traffic.
A closure will also be in place at Drake Street and 24th Street next week. This around-the-clock closure is expected to be in place by 7 a.m. on Monday, January 14 and is expected to remain in place through 7 p.m. on Friday, January 18. Motorists will not be able to travel to or from Drake Street and 24th Street during the closure.
These closures are needed for drainage work in conjunction with the 24th Street Improvement Project.
Road construction may be cancelled and rescheduled without notice due to inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances. Please slow down and watch for construction workers and equipment while driving through the work zone. The Thomas Roads Improvement Program apologizes for any inconvenience this work may cause the traveling public.