Highway 178 reopens in both directions

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UPDATE: Highway 178 is now reopen in both directions at Mt. Vernon Avenue.

A woman on a chain link fence on the overpass at Mt. Vernon Avenue stopped traffic and needed to be rescued from by Bakersfield firefighters.

The fire department said the woman came off the fence using a ladder under her own power.

Traffic was moving in both directions just after 1 p.m.

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