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71st Street Closure and Reconfiguration

Summary

As part of Metro’s Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project, Walsh-Shea Corridor Constructors
(WSCC) will continue working on civil improvements. The civil work includes the full
depth roadway replacement. This will entail the demolition of existing asphalt, excavate
to street subgrade, compact base section, pave back roadway.

Civil work improvements will continue to be implemented in phases. These next phase
will be done over the span of two consecutive weekday street closures. The first one will
begin on Wednesday, December 6, 2017, through Saturday, December 9, 2017, followed
by the second on Monday, December 11, 2017, through Wednesday, December 13, 2017.
Upon reopening the street on Saturday, December 9, 2017, 71st will have a new traffic
configuration between West Bl and Brynhurst Av. The street will become a one-way street
in the eastbound direction.

Essentials

WHAT: Consecutive weekday street closure
WHEN: Wednesday, December 6, 2017 from 6am to 6am Friday, December 9, 2017 and
Monday, December 11, 2017 from 6am to 6am Wednesday, December 13, 2017, weather
permitting.
WHERE: 71st St between West Bl and Brynhurst Av
DURATION: Each consecutive closure will be two days

What to Expect

Full closure of 71st St between West Bl and Brynhurst Av.
Parking restrictions on the northbound side of West Bl between Alley Way and 71st St.
Sidewalk closure on the east side of West Bl between Alley Way and 71st St

Westbound detour:

  • Northbound on Brynhurst Av
  • Westbound on 67th St
  • Southbound on West Bl

Eastbound Detour:

  • Northbound on West Bl
  • Eastbound on 67th St
  • Southbound on Brynhurst Av
  • Traffic configuration change of 71st St to a one-way (eastbound) street between West Bl and Brynhurst Av.
  • Access to emergency responders will be maintained.

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Contact Us

Phone: 213.922.2736
E-mail: crenshawcorridor@metro.net
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Project Safety

Business Interruption Fund

Metro's Business Interruption Fund (BIF) provides financial assistance to qualifying small “mom and pop” businesses directly impacted by construction; learn more by visiting metro.net/bif.  To apply, visit Metro’s program administrator, Pacific Coast Regional Small Business Development Corporation (PCR).

Metro Access

Our construction may have relocated your bus stop, or changed your route. For information changes to Metro service, please call 323.GoMetro (323.466.3876) or visit our service advisories website:

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