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SCHEDULED CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITES

January 2017

Santa Monica Boulevard Reconstruction Activities

 

The project is expected to begin on Wednesday, January 17 (original start date delayed from January 11, 2017, due to inclement weather). Construction will be on the western segment, from Wilshire Boulevard to Rodeo Drive. 

Advanced Utility Work

New storm drain lines and communication conduits will be installed across N. Santa Monica Blvd. The noisy work (pavement saw cutting) will occur during the daytime and the installation of the lines will occur at nighttime. There will be intermittent lane closures during this work with proper traffic control.

TIME: 8am – 6pm and 8pm-6am
WHEN: 01/17 - 02/01 
WHERE: Between Wilshire Blvd. and Rodeo Dr.
WHAT: Storm Drain Lines and Communication Conduits

 Re-striping of S. Santa Monica Blvd.

South Santa Monica Boulevard will be reconfigured to provide a five lane cross-section (two lanes in each direction and a median left turn lane). The street parking along South Santa Monica Boulevard between Beverly Drive and Roxbury Dr. will be removed temporarily. There will be intermittent lane closures during this work with proper traffic control.

TIME: 8pm – 6am
WHEN: 01/16 - 01/20 
WHERE: Between Linden Dr. and Beverly Dr.
WHAT: Restriping 


Purple Line Extension Construction Activities

 

1) Geotechnical Instrumentation Installation

Summary

Starting on Tuesday, January 17th to Friday, January 20th, instrumentation installation will occur on Wilshire Blvd. between San Vicente Blvd. and La Cienega Blvd. from 7am to 4pm.

This work will involve drilling underground, using a compact drill rig to install instruments that will monitor geological conditions. This work will require the following traffic control activities:

  • Westbound traffic on Wilshire Blvd. will be reduced to two lanes from San Vicente Blvd. to La Cienega Blvd.
  • Parking restrictions will be placed on Wilshire Blvd. between San Vicente Blvd. and La Cienega Blvd. 
  • Bus stops will be temporarily signed and posted for relocation.

On Sat., January 14th paving work will occur on Wilshire Blvd. between La Cienega Blvd. and Le Doux Rd., requiring lane reductions for one block west of La Cienega Blvd. Paving activity is anticipated to be completed by noon on Sat., and one eastbound lane on Wilshire Blvd., west of La Cienega Blvd. will remain closed thru Sunday, Jan 15th.  

Noteworthy

  • 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

For more information please click on this link:   https://www.metro.net/projects/notices/notice_purpleline_011317A/

 

 

 

2) LA CIENEGA STAGING YARDS SOUNDWALL PREP WORK

SUMMARY

Starting Monday, November 21st – Friday, January 20, 2017, the design-builder will begin utility investigation pot holing and prep-work to support soundwall construction at Wilshire/La Cienega and Wilshire/Gale staging yards.

This work will occur inside the staging yards located at the corners of Wilshire/La Cienega, and Wilshire/Gale. Once this work is completed, sound walls will be built to enclose both staging yards to mitigate construction related noise. Prior to constructing the noise mitigation sound walls, it is necessary to clear existing utilities and remove any underground obstructions. Work hours will be Monday thru Friday from 7am - 4pm within the staging yard property boundaries. No work will occur on Monday January 16th, 2017 in observance of Martin Luther King Day.

ESSENTIALS

Time: 7am - 4pm  When: Monday, November 21st – Friday, January 20th 

NOTEWORTHY

  • All work has received necessary permits and approvals.
  • Access for pedestrians will be maintained outside of the construction zone.
  • A covered sidewalk will be erected to ensure public safety.
  • Access for emergency responders will be maintained.
  • Parking restrictions on the north side of Wilshire between Gale Dr. and La Cienega Blvd. and on La Cienega Blvd. just north of Wilshire Blvd.
  • Haul routes:Southbound La Cienega Blvd from 9:00am - 3:30pm.
  • Construction is a dynamic process and information is subject to change without notice.
  • Metro 24/7 Hotline: 213-922-6934 

Link to Metro page https://www.metro.net/projects/notices/notice_purpleline_010617/

Construction is a dynamic process and information is subject to change without notice

METRO 24/7 Hotline: 213-922-6934 

 

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