What to Expect
N. Canon Dr. will be closed at Wilshire Bl to form a cul-de-sac on the north side of Wilshire Blvd. The closure will include replacing stop signs with a signalized intersection at N. Crescent Dr. and Clifton Way to better accommodate traffic. Metered parking will be maintained on both sides of N. Canon Dr.
The closure will provide a consistent traffic pattern that will help mitigate the effects of construction activities on traffic. A sound wall on N. Canon Dr. will also be installed to provide sound and dust mitigation during construction.
Anticipated February 2019. The closure will be in place for at least two years.
How to Access N. Canon Dr.
- Westbound traffic on Wilshire Blvd. can turn right onto N. Crescent Dr., then left on Clifton Way.
- Eastbound traffic on Wilshire Blvd. can use northbound Dayton Way, Rodeo Dr. or N. Beverly Dr., then right on Dayton Way.
- Through traffic on Wilshire Blvd. will be maintained.
Advanced detour signage will be in place to notify drivers of alternate routes.
An extensive feasibility study was conducted in advance of the closure, which identified striping and signal timing changes to improve traffic operations in the area.
Metro bus stops may be relocated or lines will be impacted. For information about changes to Metro service, please call 323.GoMetro or visit: https://www.metro.net/service/advisories/
Construction is a dynamic process and information is subject to change without notice. Additional closures may be necessary. Detour routes are subject to change at the discretion of the Los Angeles City Department of Transportation.
From the current terminus at Wilshire/Western, the Purple Line Extension will extend westward for about nine miles with seven new stations. Visit metro.net/purple to sign-up for construction updates and to learn more.
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