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Concrete Railroad Crossing Replacement


As part of work on Metro’s New Blue Improvements Project, Metro’s contractor, RailWorks, will replace concrete railroad crossings and temporarily close the intersections along the Blue Line at the following locations in Long Beach:

1st Street and Pine Av
Monday, February 11th at 5 am through Monday, February 18th at 5 am.

10th Street and Long Beach Bl
Monday, February 11th at 5 am through Monday, February 18th at 5 am.

These intersections are anticipated to be closed for the entirety of the work activity.


  • There will be a five and six-day closure of the intersections at 1st Street and Pine Av 10th Street and Long Beach Bl.
  • Vehicles will continue to be able to drive northbound and southbound along Long Beach Bl and Pine Av.
  • Vehicles will not be able to make turns across the tracks.
  • Detour signage will be posted along Long Beach Av. and Pine Av.

What to Expect

  • Construction activities will involve the use of heavy equipment and small tools, in addition to placement of large panels, and will have potential to create noise.
  • Noise monitors will be used onsite while construction activities are in progress.

Contact Us

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