Emergency road repairs continue in Atwater

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Emergency repairs continue over the weekend in Atwater to fix the Applegate road overcrossing on Highway 99.

On Saturday at 9 p.m. the northbound lanes of Highway 99 will be closed at Applegate Road until 5 a.m. on Sunday.

The closures will take place at the same time each night through November 10th.

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Drivers heading that direction will be able to take a detour at the Atwater Boulevard exit.

The emergency repairs come after the overcrossing was hit by a big rig more than two weeks ago and after an inspection by Caltrans, the department determined the overpass was damaged and needed repairs.
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