The Department of Transportation (Caltrans), in cooperation with Griffith Company, announces nighttime closures on State Route 178 beginning Monday, July 19, in Kern County, for roadway striping operations.

The following changes will occur, weather permitting:

  • State Route 178 will be closed between the mouth of the canyon and State Route 155 starting¬†Monday, July 19 through Thursday, July 22, from 11:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m. each night.
  • This closure will also include periodic one-way traffic control between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. each night outside the hours of the full closure.

Caltrans wants to remind drivers to stay attentive and undistracted while driving and to be cognizant of workers and vehicles in Construction and Maintenance Areas and slow down while driving through Work Zones.