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Utility Work Notice - February 23

Attention Commuters, Businesses and Residents In The Vicinity of Wilshire Blvd and Fairfax Ave

Wilshire/Fairfax Fiber Optic Work

As part of the advanced utility relocation activities for the Purple Line Extension, Metro contractors will be performing improvements to existing utilities to make room for the Metro Purple Line Extension.

Starting February 23rd, Metro contractors will begin utility relocation work near Wilshire/Fairfax. It is anticipated that work will occur Sunday through Thursday nights between 8PM and 6AM and occasional Saturdays from 8am-6pm.  Lane closures are anticipated that may restrict Wilshire and Fairfax to one lane of traffic in each direction.

Specific details will be sent next week.







*It is anticipated that the majority of the work will occur overnight. Noisier nighttime activities restricted after 11PM.
**As needed.

What to Expect:

  • All work has received necessary permits and approvals.
  • Detours with signage will be implemented.
  • Temporary bus stops with relocation signage will be implemented.
  • Parking restrictions will be implemented in the immediate area of the construction zone.
  • Access for pedestrians will be maintained outside of the construction zone.
  • Access for the Fire Department and emergency responders will be maintained.
  • Access to homes and businesses will be maintained at all times unless notified in advance.
  • For emergencies or issues needing immediate attention only, please call 323-669-7652.