The northbound right lane of Calloway Drive at Rosedale Highway intersection will be closed Friday from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday.
There will also be an around-the-clock closure of one eastbound lane on Highway 58, between Real Road and H Street. That will begin Friday night and extend through Monday afternoon.
All other lanes on Highway 58 will remain open.
Senator Jean Fuller of Bakersfield took over as the new minority leader in the state Senate. She is the Senate's first woman Republican leader.
Two Fresno men were arrested on suspicion of human trafficking in Bakersfield following a prostitution sting earlier this week. Police said they arrested a 17-year-old girl who said she was a victim of human trafficking. The two men were taken in to custody soon afterward.
People are going above and beyond in reducing water use during the drought. California cities cut back by a combined 31% in July. Bakersfield’s numbers were mixed. California Water Service Company customers beat their 32% mandate, but city of Bakersfield consumers missed their mark.
The price of U.S. oil went up by more than 10% Thursday. That is its biggest one-day gain since March 2009.
The Chevron Weather Center reports it will be sunny and hot Friday with highs near 100. A cooling trend starts Saturday with highs in the 90s all weekend.