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Metro’s Crenshaw/LAX project to begin street restoration on Crenshaw Boulevard

Monday August 12, 2019

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) announced the closure of a segment of Crenshaw Boulevard in the Hyde Park area starting Monday, August 12, to begin the restoration phase of the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project.

Crenshaw Boulevard will be closed in three consecutive phases (details below), progressing from north to south from 60th Street to 67th Street. The work is expected to be completed in October 2019.

Work is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. on Monday, August 12, and will consist of the removal of concrete panels, underground utility improvements, and the back-fill and roadway pavement.

All businesses will remain open during construction. Access to the construction area will be maintained for residents, visitors and businesses as well as emergency vehicles.

Phase 1:
Full closure of Crenshaw Boulevard between 60th Street and 63rd Street, including the 63rd Street intersection for approximately 17 days. 

Phase 2:
Full closure of Crenshaw Boulevard from 63rd Street to Hyde Park Boulevard, including the Hyde Park Boulevard intersection for approximately 17 days.

Phase 3:
Full closure of Crenshaw Boulevard from Hyde Park Boulevard to 67th Street, including the 67th Street intersection for approximately 25 days.

Metro Bus detours
Metro Bus lines 40, 210, 710 and 740 will be detour on Crenshaw Boulevard between Slauson Avenue and Florence Avenue due to full street closure for the Crenshaw/LAX project.

Bus lines 210 and 710 detours:
Northbound: turn right on Florence Avenue, left on 8th Street, right on Slauson Avenue, left on Crenshaw Boulevard.

Detour on lines 40, 210, 710 and 740
Southbound: turn right on Slauson Avenue, left on West Boulevard, (only 40, 740) right on Florence Avenue, (210, 710) left on Crenshaw Boulevard.

About the Crenshaw/LAX Line
The 8.5-mile Crenshaw/LAX Line is a $2.058 billion light rail line that will connect the Green Line and the Expo Line. It will have eight new stations to serve the Crenshaw, Inglewood and LAX communities. It is expected to open during spring/summer of 2020.
For more information on the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project go to metro.net/Crenshaw or join us on Facebook at facebook.com/CrenshawRail and on Twitter at twitter.com/crenshawrail or call the project hotline (213) 922-2736.

About Metro 
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is building the most ambitious transportation infrastructure program in the United States and is working to greatly improve mobility through its Vision 2028 Plan. Metro is the lead transportation planning and funding agency for L.A. County and carries about 1.2 million boardings daily on a fleet of 2,200 low-emission buses and six rail lines.

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