This monthly notification is an outline of construction activities for the month of November 2019, pending City of Beverly Hills approval. Additional notices detailing these activities will be sent by email through the Purple Line Extension, Section 2 database. Please, sign-up at metro.net/purple.
Piling on the North Side of Wilshire Blvd.
- Pile drilling began on October 21, 2019 and will continue through July 2020*. Work hours are 7 days a week from 8am to 11pm with non-drilling activities from 9pm – 11pm. Wilshire Blvd. is reduced to two lanes in each direction between Beverly Dr. and Crescent Dr. The k-rail barrier will be in place 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through the completion of this work in July 2020*.
- Note: No work will take place between Thanksgiving Day and New Year’s Day. K-rail will be removed from Wilshire Blvd. during this time period and the street will be restored to its original condition. K-rail will be reinstalled on Wilshire Blvd. after the New Year’s Day holiday to complete north side piling. Upon completion of north side piling in March 2020*, the k-rail barrier will be moved to the south side of Wilshire Blvd. through completion of piling in July 2020*.
Street Restoration at Clifton Way/Crescent Dr.*
- The traffic signal installation is nearly completed. The remaining work includes the restoration of streets and sidewalks at the intersection. Work is anticipated to be completed in mid-November 2019. Installation of the temporary four-way traffic signal on Clifton Way/Crescent Dr. was completed in October. Installation of permanent poles will be completed in 3 to 5 days in 2020.
- Work hours are Monday through Friday from 7am to 4pm, and weekends from 8am to 6pm when necessary. Intermittent lane closures, crosswalk closures, sidewalk closures, and parking meter closures will be required near the intersection for this work.
Utility Potholing, Relocation, and Replacement at Wilshire Blvd.*
- Most of the remaining work to be done on the sewer, water, and storm drain relocation on
Wilshire Blvd. will be completed within the k-rail closure.
- Lane closures may be required on Beverly Dr., Reeves Dr., S. Canon Dr., and Crescent Dr. Work hours are 9am to 4pm and 8:15pm to 7am during weekdays, and 10am to 6pm on during weekends.
Installation of Geotechnical Instrumentation*
- Instruments are being installed within and around the station area in order to monitor ground movement, settlement, and other geological impacts. The design-build contractor will coordinate closely with private properties for installation at impacted properties.
- Installation will continue through piling and decking operations.
- Work hours are Monday through Friday from 7am to 4pm and weekends from 8am to 7pm as needed.
- Traffic, sidewalk, crosswalk, and parking meter closures may be required on Wilshire Blvd.,
Beverly Dr., Reeves Dr., N. Cañon Dr., S. Cañon Dr., and alleys within the station area. Flaggers will be available at the alleyways to provide access during work hours.
*Work has received necessary permits and approvals or are pending approval by the City of Beverly Hills. Additional construction notices will be distributed with further details prior to the start of major activities.
Metro bus stops may be relocated or lines will be impacted. For information changes to Metro service, please call 323.GoMetro or visit: https://www.metro.net/service/advisories/
- 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.
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- 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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