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LA DWP Power Line Installation at Crenshaw Bl and 48th St

As part of the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project, The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) will install an underground power line on 48th St in support of the future rail line. The underground power line installation will serve as a power connection to the rail line from the future traction power sub-station site that will be located on 48th St and Crenshaw Bl. This work will include saw-cutting, roadway demolition, duct bank, and conduit installation.

This Work will be conducted in three phases with the following traffic restrictions:

Phase 1
• Closure of cross traffic on 48th across Crenshaw Bl
• Closure of one lane in each direction and left turn pockets of Crenshaw Bl
• Duration of 3 weeks

Phase 2
• Closure of 10th and 11th Av at 48th St.
• A lane closure of 48th St., east of Crenshaw Bl
• Duration of 2 months

Phase 3
• Closure of 48th St. at Crenshaw Bl, west of Crenshaw Bl
• Duration of 3 weeks


WHAT: LADWP Underground Power Line Installation
WHEN: Beginning Monday, May 7, 2018. Work will take place from 9 am to 3:30 pm and 9 pm to 6 am on weekdays. 8 am to 5 pm and 8 pm to 6 am on weekends, weather permitting.
WHERE: 48th St, and Crenshaw Bl
DURATION: 3 months

What to Expect

• Some crosswalks may be temporarily closed, pedestrians will be re-routed safely around the work zone
• Parking restrictions may get implemented in the area of the work.


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Business Interruption Fund

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