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Rail Crossing Replacement on Washington Bl at Long Beach Av


As part of work on Metro’s New Blue Improvements Project, Metro’s contractor, RailWorks, will replace concrete railroad crossings and temporarily close the intersection along the Blue Line in Los Angeles at:

  • Washington Bl at Long Beach Av

This activity is anticipated to begin on Friday, July 12th at 7pm (weather permitting) and last until Monday, July 15th  2019 at 5am at this intersection.

This intersection is anticipated to be closed for the entirety of the work activity.


There will be a weekend long closure of the intersection of Washington Bl at Long Beach Av.

Access will be maintained for those traveling northbound and southbound along Long Beach Av, however they will not be able to make turns across the tracks. Those travelling westbound on Washington Bl will be able to make right turns, eastbound traffic will not be to make left turns.

Detour signage will be posted along Long Beach 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.

Construction is a dynamic process and information is subject to change. Work activity is subject to weather conditions.

Contact Us 

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