Power outage affecting more than 100 PG&E customers in Northwest Bakersfield

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One lane closed on Eastbound Highway 58, just west of Highway 99, due to crews working to repair area where a vehicle hit a power pole

UPDATE (12:15 p.m.) — The Eastbound Highway 58 has been reduced to one lane just west of Highway 99, between Fairhaven Drive and Mohawk Street, according to Caltrans. Crews are working to repair the area where a vehicle hit a power pole and a fire hydrant.


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — More than 101 PG&E customers in Northwest Bakersfield are without power this morning. The outage was reported just before 2 a.m. and the estimated restoration time is not available, according to the PG&E outage map. The outage is affecting homes and businesses along Highway 58 between Mohawk Street and Fairhaven Drive. The outage map website reports the cause of the outage is due to a vehicle hitting a power pole.

Courtesy: PG&E outage map website

When the power outage first started, more than 1,700 PG&E customers were without power.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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