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K-Rail Enclosure on Wilshire Blvd. and Gale Dr.

As part of the State, County, and applicable City orders specific to the COVID-19 response, Metro construction activities are currently included as “Essential” activities.  Therefore, construction activities are continuing as permitted by the local jurisdiction.

Summary

Beginning mid-May, a K-Rail enclosure will be in place on Wilshire Blvd. between Tower Dr. and Gale Dr. to create a work zone. This work zone will support ongoing station construction activities underneath Wilshire Blvd., including material delivery and removal from the station. Due to the increase in construction activity on Wilshire Blvd., sound mitigation will be in place. This work zone is anticipated to be in place for 4 weeks.

Essentials

WHEN: 

  • May 18, 2020 through June 12, 2020
  • Monday through Sunday: 24 hours a day

WHERE:

  • Wilshire Blvd. between Gale Dr. and Tower Dr. 

TRAFFIC CONTROLS:

  • Wilshire Blvd. will be reduced to a single lane in each direction between La Cienega Blvd. and San Vicente Blvd.
  • Left turn and through movements at Gale Dr. and Tower Dr. will be restricted. Left turns from Wilshire Blvd. to Tower Dr. and Gale Dr. will be restricted.
  • The north/south crosswalks at Gale Dr. will be restricted.

ACCESS: 

  • Access to driveways in the closure areas will be maintained.
  • 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: 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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