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Eastbound Directional Closure at Wilshire Blvd. and La Brea Ave.

As part of the Federal government’s Coronavirus Guidance for America, transportation infrastructure is considered an “Essential Critical Infrastructure.” Additionally, transit capital projects are not subject to the State of California’s Stay at Home order, therefore Metro construction projects continue to progress.


On Saturday, February 6, from 5am to 7pm, eastbound Wilshire Blvd. will be closed to all traffic at La Brea Ave. This closure will be in place to support concrete and material deliveries to the Wilshire/La Brea Station.



  • Saturday, February 6, from 5am to 7pm


  • Wilshire Blvd. and La Brea Ave.

Traffic Control

  • Eastbound Wilshire Blvd. will be fully closed from the east side of the Wilshire Blvd. and La Brea Ave.  intersection to Orange Dr.
  • Westbound Wilshire Blvd. between Mansfield Ave. and La Brea Ave. will be reduced to a single lane.
  • Local access to Wilshire Blvd. will be maintained at Orange Dr.
  • Eastbound Wilshire will be reduced to a single lane.


  • Eastbound traffic will be detoured along the following route:
    • At La Brea Ave. turn left, heading north.
    • At 6th St. turn right, heading east.
    • At Highland Ave. turn right, heading south.
    • Continue onto Wilshire Blvd.


  • The north-south crosswalk on the west side of the Wilshire/Sycamore intersection will be maintained.
  • Access to the shopping center at Wilshire and Sycamore will be restricted from Wilshire Blvd. Access is maintained on Sycamore Ave.
  • Access for Emergency Vehicles & First Responders will be maintained.

Metro Access

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


  • Construction within project staging yards is 24-hours/day. 
  • All work has received necessary permits and approvals.
  • Access for pedestrians will be maintained outside of the construction zone.
  • Access for emergency responders will be maintained.
  • *Construction is a dynamic process and information is subject to change without notice.
  • 24/7 Hotline: 213.922.6934

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