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Orange Grove Closure at Wilshire Blvd.

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Orange Grove Ave. south of Wilshire Blvd. and north of 8th St. will be closed for 8 months starting Friday, October 18. The existing sound walls will be extended west to surround the closure area, which is required to construct the Wilshire/Fairfax Station. Residents of Orange Grove Ave. will continue to have access.



  • Closure Date: Friday, October 18
  • Duration: 8 months


  • Orange Grove Ave., south of Wilshire Blvd. and north of 8th St.

Traffic Control

  • Closure of Orange Grove Ave. south of Wilshire Blvd. and north of 8th St.


  • Wilshire Blvd. traffic will remain unchanged.
  • Access to the Petersen Automotive Museum’s loading dock will be maintained from 8th St.
  • All parking meters on the west side of Orange Grove Ave. be out of service.

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:


  • 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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