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G Line (Orange) Pilot Gate Installation and Testing

September 27 - December 31


Metro’s contractor will install temporary pilot gates at the Hayvenhurst pedestrian intersection at the Metro G Line (Orange) busway to test and verify the reliable activation and proper operation of pedestrian gates for the G Line (Orange) Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Improvements Project.  The Hayvenhurst pedestrian crossing will be closed due to construction and testing of the pilot gates for approximately three months.

The G Line (Orange) BRT Improvements Project is an upcoming Metro transit project that includes building up to 35 railroad-style gates at intersections along the G Line, constructing grade separated structures at major streets, and bike path improvements. The project is designed to improve bus speeds and safety and prepare the San Fernando Valley bus rapid transit line for future conversion to light rail.  Major construction for the G Line (Orange) BRT Improvements Project is anticipated to begin in year 2023.


Construction activities will include the following:

  • Trenching
  • Conduit and cable installation
  • Excavation
  • Installation of gates and equipment
  • Fence installation
  • Removal of pedestrian gates upon completion of testing


What: Pilot gate installation and testing

When: Starting September 27, 2021 until December, 2021 (intermittently)

Where: Hayvenhurst pedestrian crossing at the Metro G Line (Orange) busway near Victory Bl, approximately midway between Balboa Bl and Woodley Av

What to Expect

  • Closure of Hayvenhurst pedestrian walkway that crosses the Metro G Line (Orange) busway
  • Pedestrians will be detoured along a route away from the closure.

Testing Phase

  • Testing operations of the pedestrian gates are anticipated to begin in mid-October, 2021.
  • Bells and horn sounds are a necessary component of the testing operations.


* Construction is dynamic process and work schedules and timelines are subject to change.


September 27
December 31
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