Road closures planned during Bakersfield Marathon

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The Bakersfield Marathon is this weekend and Bakersfield Police Dept. has an update on some of the roads that will be shutting down for runners.

On Sunday, Nov. 12, the event will begin and end at the CSU Bakersfield campus. The start time for the event will be at 7:00 a.m. and it is expected to end at approximately 2:00 p.m., according to BPD.

There will be numerous street closures for this event.

Stockdale Highway between Gosford Road and Calloway Drive will be closed during the entire event. 

Temporary road closures affecting major roadways are Stockdale Highway, California Avenue, 24th Street, Beech Street, Chester Avenue, Garces Circle, West Columbus and Panorama Drive. Other closures will be taking place in the downtown Bakersfield and East Bakersfield areas. 

Officers assigned to the marathon route will do their best to work with the citizens of Bakersfield in areas that will be most affected by the marathon route. 


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