The following message is being issued regarding the modified reopening of Round Mountain Road by the Kern County Public Works Department.
The temporary road closure of Round Mountain Road, 4 miles east of China Grade Loop between Rio Mesa Dr and Rio Frio Dr has been lifted for one lane.
Temporary traffic signals will now be in place to facilitate travel in both directions through the westbound lane while the eastbound lane remains closed. The signals will operate 24 hours per day.
Emergency work to stabilize the slope effecting the eastbound lane is scheduled for Wednesday, April 26th and Thursday, April 27th. During business hours on Wednesday and Thursday flagmen and construction crews will be onsite. Please reduce speeds and drive with caution through the construction zone.