Traffic Advisory

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.

Public Hearing – Service Change

May 6, 2014
A public hearing will be held at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at Golden Empire Transit District, 1830 Golden State Avenue, for the purpose of considering the District’s proposal for service changes for the Fiscal Year 2014-15.
The proposed changes are:
Route 47: Eliminate service after 7 PM Monday through Friday
Route 47: Eliminate service on Saturday and Sunday
Route 81: Eliminate service after 7 PM Monday through Friday
Route 81: Adjust service from 30 minutes to 60 minutes on Saturday and Sunday
Route 83: Eliminate service from the Southwest Transit Center to the Downtown Transit Center. Re-route service to Wilson Road/South H St and S Union Avenue/Wilson Road.
Anyone with questions or concerns about proposed changes is encouraged to attend this meeting or submit written comments to GET, 1830 Golden State Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93301, for inclusion in the official record of the hearing. People with special needs or requirements should contact Cecilia Provensal at (661) 324-9874 by April 21, 2014.
Karen H. King
(661) 324-9874

22s and 82 Westbound

Duration: Unknown
Reason: Music Festival
Routes affected: 22; 82
Detour Description: ​Route 22s and 82s can’t make the left hand turn out of Cal State onto Stockdale Highway.  Instead they will be stopping in and out of Howell Drive right off Old River Rd.