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K-Rail Work Zone at Wilshire Blvd./San Vicente 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.

Last Updated

10/26/2020

Summary

The K-Rail work zone within the center lanes of the Wilshire Blvd./San Vicente Blvd. intersection is anticipated to remain in place through December 2020. The enclosure will support ongoing tunnel and mitigation work underneath Wilshire Blvd. All left turns within the Wilshire Blvd./San Vicente Blvd. intersection will be closed while the K-Rail is in place. Directional closures will be implemented on weekends.

Please note: a second phase of traffic control may be implemented within the intersection in December 2020. Details on this traffic configuration will be available in a future construction notice.

Essentials

WHEN

  • Continuing through December 2020
  • Work hours within the K-Rail enclosure are 6am to 6pm on a daily basis, for 5 to 6 days a week.

WHERE

  • The intersection of Wilshire Blvd. and San Vicente Blvd.

TRAFFIC CONTROL

  • Lane reductions:
    • Eastbound Wilshire Blvd. between Tower Dr. and San Vicente Blvd. will be reduced to two lanes.
    • Westbound Wilshire Blvd. between about 500 ft. west of La Jolla Ave. and San Vicente Blvd. will be reduced to two lanes.
    • Northbound San Vicente Blvd. between Warner Dr. and Wilshire Blvd. will be reduced to a single lane.
    • Southbound San Vicente Blvd. between 6th St. and Wilshire Blvd. will be reduced to a single lane.
  • Detours:
    • Northbound San Vicente Blvd. to westbound Olympic Blvd. to northbound La Cienega Blvd.
    • Southbound San Vicente Blvd. to eastbound 3rd St. to southbound Fairfax Ave.
    • Westbound Wilshire Blvd. to southbound Fairfax Ave. to westbound Olympic Blvd.
    • Eastbound Wilshire Blvd. to northbound Robertson Blvd. to eastbound 3rd St.
  • All left turns within the Wilshire Blvd./San Vicente Blvd. intersection will be closed while the K-Rail is in place. 
  • Directional closures may be implemented on weekends. Additional details on these closures will be available in subsequent construction notices.
  • Intermittent single-lane closures will be implemented on Wilshire Blvd., reducing eastbound and westbound traffic to one lane. These lane reductions are anticipated to be in place during off-peak hours.

Metro Access

The 720 bus stop at Wilshire Blvd. and La Cienega Blvd. has been temporarily relocated to Willaman Dr. Our construction may have relocated your bus stop, or changed your route. For information changes to Metro service, please call 323.GoMetro or visit: https://www.metro.net/service/advisories/

Noteworthy

  • 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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