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Advanced Utility Relocation on Westwood Blvd.

Last Updated

5/25/2018

Summary

Metro contractors are continuing advanced utility relocation (AUR) work on Westwood Blvd.

Westwood Blvd. will be closed from Wilshire Blvd. to Lindbrook Dr. from Tuesday, May 29 through Friday, June 1, 9pm to 6am. The crosswalk on the north side of Wilshire Blvd. at Westwood Blvd. will be closed from Tuesday, May 29 through Friday, June 1, 9pm to 6am.

Nighttime work to complete AUR activities near Wilshire Blvd./Westwood Blvd. will continue Monday through Thursday from 9pm to 6am. Nighttime work to complete AUR activities at the intersection of Wilshire/Westwood will occur Friday through Monday from 9pm to 6am.

Excavation on Wilshire Blvd. will continue during weekends to support AUR work, which is expected to be completed in 2020. 

Essentials

Traffic and Pedestrian Control Measures

  • Expect intermittent lane reductions during work hours on Wilshire Blvd. between Glendon Ave. and Westwood Blvd.
  • Southbound traffic will be restricted on Westwood Blvd. between Wilshire Blvd. and Lindbrook Ave. from Friday, June 1 at 9pm to Monday, June 4 at 6am. Northbound access will remain open.
  • Normal traffic resumes at Glendon Ave./Wilshire Blvd and Gayley Ave./Wilshire Blvd. at all times. 
  • Pedestrian sidewalks will remain open.
  • All businesses remain open during construction.

*New traffic control plans will be implemented for each stage of AUR. Construction updates for each stage will be sent out to the public each week.

Bus Info

  • Nighttime bus routes will be relocated to accommodate the construction activities around Wilshire/Westwood.
  • Metro Bus Lines 234, 602, and 734 will be rerouted through Kinross Ave. and Veteran Ave. from 9pm to 6am, Monday through Thursday and from 9pm to 6am, Friday through Monday.

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/

What to Expect

  • All work has received necessary permits and approvals.
  • Access to driveways, homes & 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.
  • Temporary lane closures will be required; detours with signage will be implemented.
  • Parking restrictions will be implemented in the immediate area of the work zone.
  • Temporary bus stops with relocation signage will be implemented.
  • For emergencies or issues needing immediate attention only, please call the 24/7 hotline at (213) 922-6934.

Contact Us

Phone: 213.922.6934
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Business Interruption Fund

Metro's Business Interruption Fund (BIF) provides financial assistance to qualifying small “mom and pop” businesses directly impacted by construction; learn more by visiting metro.net/bif.  To apply, visit Metro’s program administrator, Pacific Coast Regional Small Business Development Corporation (PCR)

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