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Appendage Work Zone at Orange Dr. and Wilshire Blvd.

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.

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Beginning Friday, August 28 and continuing through Saturday, February 27, 2021, Wilshire Blvd. between Detroit St. and June St. will be reduced to two lanes in each direction. Orange Dr. north of Wilshire Blvd. will be closed. This traffic control supports building station appendages immediately adjacent to the Wilshire/La Brea Station.



  • August 28 to February 27, 2021, 24 hours per day
  • Initially, construction will occur from 6am to 3pm
  • Support work will occur from 2pm to 11pm
  • Construction will eventually occur from 6am to 11pm


  • Wilshire Blvd. between Detroit St. and June St. Orange Dr. north of Wilshire Blvd.


  • Wilshire Blvd. reduced to two lanes in each direction between Detroit St. and June St.
  • Orange Dr. closed north of Wilshire Blvd.
  • Left turns from Wilshire Blvd. to Sycamore Ave. and Orange Dr. will be restricted.
  • K-Rail will be implemented on Orange Dr. and on the north side of Wilshire Blvd. between Mansfield Ave. and Sycamore Ave.


  • Access to driveways in the closure areas will be maintained.
  • Pedestrian access to The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf and BMW buildings will be maintained.
  • All sidewalks in the area will remain open.
  • Access for Emergency Vehicles & First Responders will be maintained.

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  • 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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