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Weekend: Westbound Wilshire Directional Closure

Summary

Beginning 4am Saturday, October 22nd thru 6am Sunday, October 23rd, piles for the future station at Fairfax Ave. will be installed at both ends of the station box, to the east at Wilshire Blvd. and Ogden Dr. and just west of the Wilshire Blvd. and Fairfax Ave. intersection. Work consists of drilling and setting of piles, and support activities such as concrete pours.

This work will require a Westbound Wilshire Blvd. directional closure between Curson Ave. to just west of Fairfax Ave. Thru traffic will be detoured northbound at La Brea Ave. with local access maintained on Wilshire Blvd.

See below for lane reductions and turn restrictions:

  • Westbound Wilshire Blvd. reduced to two lanes between Hauser Blvd. and Curson Ave.
  • Hard closure of westbound Wilshire Blvd. at Curson Ave.
  • Eastbound Wilshire Blvd reduced to one lane between Crescent Heights Blvd. and Fairfax Ave.
  • Northbound Fairfax Ave. left turn pocket closed at Wilshire Blvd.
  • Southbound Fairfax Ave. right turn pocket closed at Wilshire Blvd.
  • Left turn restrictions will be in place for northbound Ogden Dr. and Spaulding Ave. at Wilshire Blvd.  

Essentials

WHEN: Saturday, October 22nd thru Sunday, October 23rd

TIME: Closure hours: 4am Saturday thru 6am Sunday. 
          Work hours:
          8am-11pm: drilling, setting of piles
          11pm -8am: support activities

WHERE: Wilshire Blvd. and Fairfax Ave.  

What to Expect

  • 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 will result in changes to bus routes and stop locations. Metro will post signs at affected stops to advise riders of alternative boarding locations. Real-time information will be available at metro.net/service/advisories or 323.gometro.

Noteworthy

Vehicle Detour: Westbound Wilshire, to southbound La Brea, to westbound Olympic, to northbound San Vicente, to westbound Wilshire.

720/20 Westbound Wilshire Buses will be temporarily suspended on Wilshire between Fairfax and La Brea during this closure.

  • Bus Detour: Westbound Wilshire Blvd., to southbound La Brea Ave. to westbound Olympic Blvd., to northbound San Vicente Blvd., to westbound Wilshire Blvd

24/7 Project Hotline: 213-922-6934

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