Northeast Bakersfield

TRIP: Traffic could stall for 10 minutes during Hwy 178 work

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Drivers are warned about intermittent construction closures Friday on Highway 178 near Morning Drive.

The contractor for the Hwy. 178 and Morning Drive interchange needs to move heavy equipment from the south side of the highway to a construction yard on the north side, according to Thomas Roads Improvement Program.

Traffic could be stopped for up to 10 minutes at a time while work is underway between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., TRIP said.