UPDATE: Hwy 99 bypass lane now open at Olive Drive

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UPDATE (11 a.m.): The bypass lane on Highway 99 near the Olive Drive exit is now open, according to Caltrans.

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Caltrans notified drivers of a lane closure on Highway 99 via Twitter Friday morning. According to the California Highway Patrol website the southbound lane closure was caused by a three-car crash near Olive Drive.

The Caltrans tweet noted that traffic was backed up for two miles and it is unknown when the bypass lane will reopen.

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