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.
Pile installation continues on Constellation Blvd. between Solar Way and the current launch box closure. To expedite the completion of piling and decking in this area, the contractor is proposing continuous full closures east and west of Avenue of the Stars as well as weekend full closures of the intersection at Avenue of the Stars/Constellation Blvd. to take advantage of the low-traffic conditions due to the COVID-19 Stay-at-Home restrictions.
This new proposed traffic configuration will facilitate the completion of piling and decking by the Thanksgiving holiday. If decking work is not completed west of Avenue of the Stars, Constellation Blvd. will still be fully restored to allow through traffic by November 25, 2020.
- Continuous full closures proposed on Constellation Blvd. east and west of Avenue of the Stars. Closures will be in effect 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. See orange areas in map below.
- Weekend intersection closures proposed at Constellation Blvd./Avenue of the Stars. Weekend closures would be in place from Friday 8pm to Monday 6am. See blue areas in map below.
- Beginning September 15, 2020 through November 25, 2020
- Constellation Blvd. will be completely restored for traffic by November 25, 2020
- No vehicle access will be permitted on Constellation Blvd. east of Avenue of the Stars nor west of Avenue of the Stars to Solar Way during these closures.
- Local access west of Solar Way will be maintained. Driveways into Westfield Mall and Constellation Place will remain accessible.
- Avenue of the Stars will remain accessible for northbound/southbound traffic on weekdays only.
- The intersection at Constellation Blvd/Avenue of the Stars will be closed each weekend. Vehicle detours will be in place to direct traffic around the closure via Olympic Blvd., Century Park West, Santa Monica Blvd. and Century Park East.
- Constellation Blvd. north side sidewalk west of Avenue of the Stars will remain accessible for pedestrians. East of Avenue of the Stars, the south sidewalk will remain accessible.
- The Constellation Blvd. driveway into 1999 Avenue of the Stars (SunAmerica) will be closed. Access will be maintained on Avenue of the Stars only.
- Work has received necessary permits and approvals or are pending approval by the City of Los Angeles.
- Access to driveways, residences & businesses will be maintained at all times unless notified in advance.
- Access for pedestrians will be maintained outside of construction zones.
- Access for the Fire Department and emergency responders will be maintained.
- Parking restrictions will be implemented in the immediate area of the work zone.
- Metro 24-hour Hotline: 213.922.6934.
- Please review our construction safety tips
- Access for emergency responders will be maintained
- *Construction is a dynamic process and information is subject to change without notice
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