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Century City/Constellation Station Monthly Look-Ahead for September

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Last Updated

8/27/2020

Summary

This monthly notification is an outline of construction activities for the month of September 2020. *Pending City of Los Angeles approval. 

Additional notices detailing these activities will be sent by email through the Purple Line Extension, Section 2 database. 

Constellation Blvd. Partial Closure West of Avenue of the Stars through mid-September 2020
(day and night work)

  • Constellation Blvd. between Solar Way and Avenue of the Stars will be reduced to only one lane westbound in order to facilitate north side piling. No eastbound traffic lanes will be open. This traffic configuration is in place 24 hours a day, 7 days a week until mid-September.
  • Through traffic will be detoured to Santa Monica Blvd. and Olympic Blvd.
  • Local access west of Solar Way will be maintained.
  • Pedestrian access will be maintained on the north side of Constellation Blvd.
  • The contractor will coordinate directly with adjacent properties experiencing driveway impacts.

Temporary Full Closures on Constellation Blvd. East and West Avenue of the Stars through November 23, 2020*
(day and night work)

  • The contractor is proposing a temporary full closure of Constellation Blvd. east of Avenue of the Stars and west of Avenue of the Stars to Solar Way in order to complete piling and decking activities during the statewide pandemic health restrictions and major reduction in traffic volumes.
  • This temporary full closure will be in place 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from September 15 through November 23, 2020.
  • Vehicles will not be permitted onto Constellation Blvd. east or west of Avenue of the Stars.
  • Local access west of Solar Way will be maintained.
  • Pedestrian access will be maintained.
  • The contractor will coordinate directly with adjacent properties experiencing driveway impacts.

Weekend Full Closures at Constellation Blvd./Avenue of the Stars through November 23, 2020*
(day and night work)

  • The contractor also is proposing weekend full closures at Constellation Blvd./Avenue of the Stars to facilitate piling and decking installation. Closures will be in place from Fridays, 8pm to Mondays, 6am.
  • The intersection will remain open to through traffic on weekdays.
  • Traffic detours will be in place to direct vehicles to Olympic Blvd., Century Park West, Santa Monica Blvd., and Century Park East.
  • Pedestrian access will be maintained. 

Constellation Blvd. Water Line Relocation Continues (night work)

  • Relocation of the water line underneath Constellation Blvd. is nearing completion and is anticipated to be completed this month. Work within the intersection and west of Avenue of the Stars to Solar Way will occur Monday through Friday from 8pm to 6am.
  • Partial lane closures will be required for work within the Avenue of the Stars intersection.

Progress of Tunnel Boring Machines (day and night work)

  • Both tunnel boring machines (TBMs) continue to progress and are across Century Park East. They will tunnel eastbound from Century City through Beverly Hills for approximately 2 years before meeting with Section 1 of the Purple Line Extension near Wilshire Blvd./La Cienega Blvd.
  • Work hours are Monday through Saturday from 6am to 3am.

Constellation Blvd. Full Closure at Century Park East through February 2021 (day and night work)

  • Closure of Constellation Blvd. between Century Park East and the private driveway on the south side of Constellation Blvd. has been in place 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The closure remains in place to support the tunnel boring activity.
  • The closure will remain in place through February 2021 to support the launch and initial mining of both tunnel boring machines.
  • At least one sidewalk will remain open on one side of the street.

Work within Construction Staging Yards (day work and weekend nights)

  • Setup of the construction staging yards continues within the sound walls at 1940, 1950, 2010, and
    2040 Century Park East. This work includes the construction of the tunnel shaft and utility installation.
  • Work hours are Monday through Saturday, 6am to 4pm.  

There will be no construction activities from September 5 - 7 in observance of Labor Day. 

Noteworthy

  • All work has received necessary permits and approvals.
  • 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.

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