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Weekly Construction Look-Ahead (City of LA + City of Beverly Hills)

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

Summary

Wilshire Blvd./Western Ave. – Tunneling Support and Street Maintenance

  • Northbound Manhattan Pl. will be closed intermittently just north of Wilshire Blvd., Monday to Friday, 7am to 11pm, and Saturday to Sunday, 8am to 11pm. Access to businesses is maintained, and a signed pedestrian detour is installed. This closure is a public safety measure to support ongoing excavation and construction.
  • Intermittent single-lane closures on Wilshire Blvd. between Western Ave. and Manhattan Pl. may be in place to support construction. Work hours are 9am to 3:30pm, Monday to Friday.
  • Work hours will remain extended at the Western Staging Yard. Support for excavation activities will continue for 24 hours a day.
  • Cross Passage excavation support continues at the Western Yard.
  • Southbound S. Oxford Ave. will be intermittently reduced to a single lane continuing through Wednesday, May 1. The closure will be in place from 7am to 3:30pm, and 9pm to 6am.

Wilshire Blvd./La Brea Ave., Wilshire Blvd./Sycamore Ave.  – Hauling, Deliveries and Tunneling Support

  • Hauling and deliveries to and from both La Brea Yards will continue as tunneling progresses underneath Wilshire Blvd. Work hours are 6am to 4pm and 7pm to 2am, Monday to Saturday.
  • Intermittent lane closures to Wilshire Blvd. and side streets between Highland Ave. and Detroit St. may be in place to support construction activities. Work hours are 9am to 3:30pm, Monday to Friday.
  • Underground support from the center opening work zone at Wilshire Blvd./Sycamore Ave. continues. The center opening supports station construction under Wilshire Blvd.:
    • Intermittent single-lane closures and through movement restrictions may be in place to support station construction. Work hours are 9am to 4pm on Monday through Friday, and 7am to 11pm on Saturday and Sunday.

Wilshire Blvd./Rimpau Blvd. – Center Enclosure, Material Deliveries and Underground Construction

  • The work zone on the west side of the Wilshire Blvd./Rimpau Blvd. intersection is anticipated to be in place through September 2020. Wilshire Blvd. is reduced to two lanes in each direction between June St. and Muirfield Rd.
  • Concrete and material deliveries are anticipated to continue in April 2020.

Wilshire Blvd. and Side Streets between Western Ave. and San Vicente Blvd. – Instrumentation, Environmental Testing and Street Maintenance

  • Intermittent lane reductions on Wilshire Blvd. and side streets between Western Ave. and San Vicente Blvd. may be in place to support instrumentation installation, environmental testing, and street maintenance. Work hours are 9am to 3:30pm, Monday to Friday, and 7am to 11pm, Saturday to Sunday.

Wilshire Blvd./Fairfax Ave. – Station Construction, Hauling and Concrete Pouring 

  • Ogden Dr. will be closed intermittently at Wilshire Blvd., Monday to Saturday, 24 hours a day to support construction.
  • Intermittent lane closures may be in place to support deck panel maintenance and investigations in the Fairfax station area. Anticipated work hours are 9am to 3:30pm, and 7pm to 6am, Monday to Friday.
  • Orange Grove Ave. will continue to be closed south of Wilshire Blvd. This closure is anticipated to be in place until June 2020.
  • The south sidewalk of Wilshire Blvd. between Orange Grove Ave. and Ogden Dr. will be closed for one year.

Wilshire Blvd./Crescent Heights and Wilshire Blvd./La Jolla Ave.  – Utility and Tunnel Investigation

  • Tunnel investigation work at Wilshire Blvd./La Jolla Blvd. will continue this week. This work is generally implemented during off-peak hours (9am to 3:30pm and 8pm to 6am) on weekdays, and 7am to 11pm on weekends. The traffic control to support this work will require one or two-lane closures along Wilshire Blvd. between San Diego Way and San Vicente Blvd.
  • Street restoration activities may continue this week. Most work will be implemented during off-peak hours 9am to 3:30pm and 8pm to 6am on weekdays, and 7am to 11pm on weekends. The traffic control to support this work will be one or two-lane closures along Wilshire Blvd. between San Diego Way and San Vicente Blvd. Peak hours may be utilized for extensive work activities.

Wilshire Blvd./La Cienega Blvd.  – Station Construction, Material Deliveries and Instrumentation

  • Station construction continues in the staging yards at Wilshire Blvd./La Cienega Blvd. and Wilshire Blvd./Gale Dr. Work will be conducted 24 hours a day within the staging yards.
  • N. Gale Dr. will be intermittently closed at Wilshire Blvd. to support construction activities in the Gale staging yard. Work hours will be Monday through Saturday, 4am to 6pm. Access to N. Gale Dr. will be maintained from San Vicente Blvd. This closure is a public safety measure due to high volumes of vehicle ingress/egress from the property.
  • Work hours within the staging yards and on Wilshire Blvd. will continue 24 hours a day.
  • Ongoing concrete and material deliveries into the Wilshire/La Cienega Station Box are anticipated to continue this week. This work will be conducted from the Wilshire Blvd./Gale Dr. closure, and from the Gale Yard. Anticipated work hours are 4am to 6pm.
  • Intermittent lane reductions, turn restrictions, and sidewalk closures may be in place to support instrumentation work, road and utility maintenance at Wilshire Blvd./La Cienega Blvd. and Wilshire Blvd./Stanley Ave.
    • Eastbound Wilshire Blvd. between Willaman Dr. and La Cienega Blvd. will be reduced to a single lane on Saturday, April 4, from 8am to 7pm.mon

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/

Noteworthy

  • Construction within project staging yards is 24-hours/day. 
  • 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.
  • 24/7 Hotline: 213.922.6934

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