Truxtun Avenue between H Street and Chester in Bakersfield was shut down Friday morning because of a bomb threat.
Someone called Bakersfield Police headquarters around 8a.m. to say there was a bomb in the building. City Hall South and the police headquarters were then evacuated, while employees of businesses and other government agencies were told to stay indoors until the area had been swept.
All buildings and roads were reopened around 9:30a.m.