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Metro Orange Line Overnight Construction Scheduled for Three San Fernando Valley Locations

Friday April 09, 2004

(Los Angeles) - Nighttime work is scheduled at three San Fernando Valley locations as part of construction of the Metro Orange Line, a 14-mile busway that is due to begin service from Warner Center to the Metro Red Line North Hollywood Station in August 2005.

The work at these locations will include excavation of existing intersections, installation of underground electrical lines, grading, repaving, restriping, resetting intersection timing and construction of new curbs, gutters and crosswalks. During the removal of striping, equipment noise levels occasionally will be greater than other phases of this work. At least one lane in each direction will be open at all times. The schedule is as follows:

  • Encino, Lindley Avenue between Oxnard Street and Topham Street, 7 p.m., April 13 to 7 a.m., April 14 - 
    Work on Lindley Avenue began in February 2004 and is expected to last for approximately three to five months. Typically the work will take place Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m., and Saturday between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. Occasional night work may take place between 7 p.m. and 7 a.m.; however, local residents will receive advance notification of the construction schedule.

  • Woodland Hills, reconstruction of the intersection of Variel Avenue and Victory Boulevard, 7 p.m., April 13 to 7 a.m., April 14 - 
    Work on Victory Boulevard at Variel Avenue, scheduled to begin April 13, is expected to last for approximately three to five months. Typically the work will take place Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m., and Saturday between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. Occasional night work may take place between 7 p.m. and 7 a.m.; however, local residents will receive advance notification of the construction schedule.

  • Valley Glen, reconstruction of a portion of Oxnard Street just east of Woodman Avenue begins Monday, April 12.

  • One week later, nighttime construction is scheduled to take place 7 p.m., April 19 to 7 a.m., April 20 - 
    The work is expected to last for approximately three to five months and typically will take place Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m., and Saturday between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. Occasional night work may take place between 7 p.m. and 7 a.m.; however, local residents will receive advance notification of the construction schedule.


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