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Westbound Directional Closure at Wilshire Blvd. and Highland 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.

Last Updated

1/13/21

Summary

On Saturday, January 16, from 7am to 5pm, westbound Wilshire Blvd. will be closed to all traffic at Highland Ave. The closure continues to La Brea Ave. to support concrete deliveries to the Wilshire/La Brea Station. Access to Sycamore Ave. from eastbound Wilshire Blvd. will be maintained. Eastbound Wilshire Blvd. in this area will be reduced to one lane.

Essentials

WHEN

  •  Saturday, January 16, from 7am to 5pm

WHERE

  • Wilshire Blvd. and Highland Ave., continuing west to La Brea Ave.

TRAFFIC CONTROL

  • Westbound Wilshire Blvd. will be closed at Highland Ave. Westbound traffic will return west of La Brea Ave.
  • Local access to Wilshire Blvd. will be maintained. The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf and the BMW Service Center can be reached by eastbound Carling Way and Sixth Street.
  • Eastbound Wilshire Blvd. will be reduced to a single lane.
  • Westbound traffic will be detoured along the following route:
    • At Highland Ave., turn right, heading north
    • Turn left on 6th St., heading west
    • Turn left on La Brea Ave., heading south
    • Continue westbound on Wilshire Blvd.

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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