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Utility Surveys on Bonsall Ave. Ramps at the West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Medical Center Campus

As part of the State, County, and applicable City orders specific to the COVID-19 response, Metro construction activities are currently included as “Essential” activities.  Therefore, construction activities are continuing as permitted by the local jurisdiction.


Metro’s contractors will survey existing underground utilities near the West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Medical Center Campus in preparation for the Purple Line Extension Section 3. This pre-construction survey activity will be done on the Bonsall Ave. ramps from Monday, April 13 to Saturday, April 18, from 10pm to 5am. This work will require a utility vacuum truck and air compressor. Hospital access will be maintained through the detour route on S. Sepulveda Blvd. and Ohio Ave.


Date: April 13                          

Work Hours: 10pm to 5am

  • Temporary closure of eastbound offramp from Wilshire Blvd. to Bonsall Ave.
  • Emergency vehicles will be guided safely through the work area.
  • Access will be maintained for VA residents, and hospital guests and staff through the suggested detour along S. Sepulveda Blvd. and Ohio Ave.

Date: April 14 to 18              

Work Hours: 10pm to 5am

  • Intermittent lane reductions on Bonsall Ave. ramps.
  • Temporary traffic restrictions may be required while construction personnel and equipment enter and exit the work area.
  • Access will be maintained for VA residents, and hospital guests and staff.


  • All work has received necessary permits and approvals.
  • Access for pedestrians will be maintained around the investigation sites.
  • Access for emergency responders will be maintained.
  • Construction is a dynamic process and information is subject to change without notice.
  • For emergencies or issues needing immediate attention only, please call the 24/7 hotline at (213) 922-6934.

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