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Martin Luther King Jr Station Plaza Construction


As part of the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project, Metro’s contractor, Walsh-Shea Corridor Constructors (WSCC) will be working on civil improvements for the plaza level of the Martin Luther King Jr station. The civil work includes sidewalk reconstruction, street, and pedestrian walkway lighting, and landscaping improvements.


WHAT: Martin Luther King Jr Station Plaza Construction
WHEN: Starting on Monday, April 27, 2020, through July 27, 2020. 6 am to 3:30 pm Monday through Friday. 8 am to 5 pm Saturday. Weather permitting.
WHERE: Martin Luther King Jr Bl and Crenshaw Bl
DURATION: Three months

What to Expect

  • Lane reduction adjacent to the construction activity on Martin Luther King Jr Bl.
  • Sidewalks in this area will be closed intermittently and pedestrians will be detoured.
  • During the construction, walls will be erected around the Celes King III monument to protect and preserve the memorial.
  • Access to emergency responders will be maintained.