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Weekend: Westbound Wilshire Directional Closure

Summary

From Saturday, November 5th through Monday, November 7th, the drilling and setting of piles, and support activities such as concrete pours, will continue in the Wilshire/Fairfax area. This weekend, piles at Fairfax Ave. will be installed on both ends of the station box, to the east at Wilshire Blvd./Ogden Dr., and just west of the Wilshire Blvd./Fairfax Ave. intersection.

Closure: Westbound Wilshire Blvd. directional closure between Curson Ave. to just west of Fairfax Ave. Thru traffic will be detoured at La Brea Ave. with local access maintained on Wilshire Blvd.

  • Westbound Wilshire Blvd. will reduce to two lanes between Hauser Blvd. and Curson Ave. leading up to the hard closure in the local access zone.
  • Eastbound Wilshire Blvd. will reduce to one lane between Crescent Heights Blvd. and Fairfax Ave.
  • Northbound Fairfax Ave. left turn pocket closed to westbound Wilshire Blvd. Southbound Fairfax Ave. right turns restricted at Wilshire Blvd.
  • Left turn restrictions will be in place at northbound Ogden Dr. and Spaulding Ave. at Wilshire Blvd.
  • Detour: Westbound Wilshire Blvd., to southbound La Brea Ave.; Fairfax Ave., to westbound Olympic Blvd.; to northbound San Vicente Blvd.; to westbound Wilshire Blvd.  

Essentials

WHEN: Saturday, November 5th to Monday, November 7th, 2016

TIME:

  • Work hours: 8am-11pm: drilling, setting of piles
                        11pm-8am: support activities
  • Closure hours: 4am Saturday – 6am Monday 

WHERE: Wilshire/Fairfax  

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

720/20 Eastbound 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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