As part of work on Metro’s New Blue Improvements Project, Metro will be repairing and replacing cables underground under 8th St and Locust from 8am to 5pm daily beginning Wednesday, February 27 through Friday, March 1, 2019.
The eastbound parking lane on 8th St will be closed between Locust Ave and Pacific St from 8am to 5pm daily beginning Wednesday, February 27 to Friday, March 1, 2019. A sidewalk closure will be in effect on eastbound 8th St near Tribune Ct.
Traffic control staff will be onsite during the closure to help direct pedestrians and traffic.
“No Parking” signs will be installed prior to the parking closure.
What to Expect
Activities will involve pumping out the water from the manhole, ventilating the manhole, repairing the cables underground, pulling the cable and cleaning the conduit, and installing new cables.