Stretch of Hwy 41 to be closed for full day

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) A section of Highway 41 will be fully closed Oct. 22.

Caltrans said Wednesday that the full closure is necessary for crews to perform guardrail repair, roadway shoulder improvements, pavement delineation replacements, vegetation control and roadway sweeping.

The closure will include part of Hwy. 41 that dips into Kern County. The closure will span from Highway 46 in San Luis Obispo County to Highway 33 in Kings County.

Motorists headed north can continue on Hwy. 46 east to Hwy. 33 and to Hwy. 41. Motorists headed south on Hwy. 41 can detour to Hwy. 33 to Hwy. 46 east.