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Kern River Parkway Multi-Use Path Reopens (Update #3)

Update #3 (2/10/17; 3:50 p.m. 


A section of the Kern River Parkway Multi-Use Path approximately one-quarter mile east of Enos Lane has reopened. The path was previously closed due to the washout of a levee. The City wishes to thank the public for their understanding while repairs were made. 


Update #2 (2/2/17; 5:15 p.m.):


City Water Resources Department crews continue to make progress on restoring the levee. Staff anticipates completing the levee work by Thursday, February 9th. Upon completion of the levee work, repaving operations to reconnect the washed-out section of the Kern River Parkway Multi-Use Path will begin. The path will remain closed to all activity until the work is complete.  The public is asked to avoid this area and obey all signage and crew member direction during the duration of the work.


Update #1 (2/2/17; 8:45 a.m.):


City crews continue to work to repair the levee and restore access to the Kern River Parkway Multi-Use Path. The path remains closed in both directions approximately one-quarter mile east of Enos Lane. Further updates are anticipated to be available this afternoon. The public is asked to avoid this area and obey all signage and crew member direction during the duration of the work.


Original News Story: 



Kern River Parkway Multi-Use Path Closed 


The Kern River Multi-Use Path is closed to all activities in both directions approximately one-quarter mile east of Enos Lane due to a washout of a levee. The closure includes the public parking lot at Enos Lane. City staff is working to fix the levee and reopen the multi-use path. There is no estimate as to when the multi-use path and parking lot will reopen. Additional updates will be provided as more information becomes available. Users of the multi-use path are asked to avoid this area and obey all signage and crew member direction during the duration of the work.