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Utility Repair under 8th St and Locust Av


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 20 through Saturday, February 23, 2019.


The westbound parking lane on 8th St will be closed between Locust Ave and Long Beach Bl from 8am to 5pm daily beginning Wednesday, February 20 to Saturday, February 23, 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.

Contact Us

Metro invites you to stay involved and share your feedback. For questions please contact us at: 
213.418.3039 or