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Piling on Wilshire Blvd between Westwood Blvd and Gayley Ave

October 10 @ 4:00 pm - October 11 @ 5:00 am

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until October 30, 2021

An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Friday, repeating until October 30, 2021

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2021

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until October 30, 2021

Summary 

Piling will continue on the north side of Wilshire Blvd between Westwood Blvd and Gayley Ave. The piles support the underground walls for the future Westwood/UCLA Station. The street will be restriped, and concrete “k-rail” barriers will be placed on Wilshire Blvd to protect the public outside of the work zones. Piling work will be completed in stages, and notices will be updated online each week. 

When 

  • Date: September 24 to October 30 

Work hours 

  • Monday through Thursday 9pm to 5am, Pile Drilling Activities and 5am to 9pm, Maintenance Work 
  • Friday, 8pm to 8am Saturday, Pile Drilling Activities and Friday, 5am to 8pm, Maintenance Work 
  • Saturday, 4pm to 8am Sunday, Pile Drilling Activities and Saturday, 8am to 4pm, Maintenance Work  
  • Sunday, 4pm to 5am Monday, Pile Drilling Activities, and Sunday, 8am to 4pm, Maintenance Work 

Traffic Control: 

  • Wilshire Blvd will be reduced to two lanes for westbound traffic and three lanes for eastbound traffic between Westwood Blvd and Gayley Ave.  
  • During nighttime drilling activities, the sidewalk north of Wilshire Blvd between Gayley Ave and Westwood Blvd will be closed to the public. The sidewalk will be open to businesses and pedestrians Monday through Thursday, 5am to 10pm, Fridays, 5am to 9pm, and on weekends, 8am to 5pm. Pedestrians will be detoured to the south side of Wilshire Blvd. during the drilling closures. 
  • Additional lane reductions will be required from 11pm to 6am each night. 
  • Veteran Ave and Glendon Ave will remain open during piling activities. 
  • Wilshire Blvd will be restriped and protective concrete barriers will be placed around the construction work zone.   Beginning Friday, September 24, at 9pm and continuing through Monday, September 27, at 5am, Wilshire Blvd will be restricted to one lane in each direction between Glendon Ave and Veteran Ave.   

Noteworthy: 

  • All work has received the necessary permits and approvals. 
  • Access to driveways, residences & businesses will be maintained at all times unless otherwise noted in advance. 
  • Access for pedestrians will be maintained outside of construction zones. 
  • Access for the Fire Department and emergency responders will be maintained. 
  • Parking restrictions will be implemented in the immediate area of the work zone. 
  • Construction is dynamic and schedules are subject to change. 
  • 24/7 Hotline: 213-922-6934 

Part of Stage 1– Wilshire Blvd Between Gayley Avenue and Westwood Avenue Map

 Part of Stage 1- Wilshire Blvd Between Gayley Avenue and Westwood Avenue Map

Metro Access 

Metro bus stops may be relocated, or lines could be impacted. For information changes to Metro service, please call 323.GoMetro. Passengers are encouraged to use the Transit App to plan their travels. 

PLE1: Wilshire Blvd. Near La Jolla: Bus Pad Restoration map and contact info

Details

Start:
October 10 @ 4:00 pm
End:
October 11 @ 5:00 am