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North Santa Monica Boulevard Reconstruction Project 
August 2017 Traffic Impacts

Thank you for your patience!

WEEKLY UPDATE - Starting August 12 (Subject to Schedule Changes)

Traffic Impacts – Two lanes open to westbound traffic only on N. Santa Monica Blvd. between Wilshire Blvd. and Alpine Dr. Eastbound traffic diverted to S. Santa Monica and Wilshire boulevards.

Construction Activity – Removal and replacement of asphalt and subgrade on the north side of the road.

Intersection Work - On Aug 12-13, Canon and Rexford drives will be closed to through traffic at N. Santa Monica Blvd. On Aug 19-20, Beverly and Crescent drives will be closed to through traffic at N. Santa Monica Blvd.

Work Hours: Monday - Friday from 7 a.m. - 9 p.m.​; and Saturday - Sunday from 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. If you have any questions, please call the project helpline at 424 339-9033. Again, thank you for your patience! 

 North Santa Monica Boulevard Detour Map

 

Metro Purple Line Extension Project 

La Cienega Station:

1) Wilshire/La Cienega Decking 

Wilshire Boulevard will be closed off entirely for decking and completion of piling during 17 weekends starting Sept. 8 through Jan. 2018.

What is Decking?

Decking is temporary roadway installed during construction that will allow for station construction underneath traffic.

What is Piling?

Piling, now underway, is the process of installing steel beams to structurally support the decking and station construction. The piling on the south side of Wilshire Boulevard is complete and the north side of Wilshire Boulevard is underway.

Work Schedule, Detours and Access During Weekend Closures*

  • Full street closures for 17 weekends starting September 8, 2017
  • Work will be continuous from Friday at 8:00 pm until Monday at 7:00 am
  • No work will take place on major holiday weekends, which include Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years and the Jewish holidays (Rosh Hashanah Sept. 23 - 24 and Yom Kippur Sept. 30 - Oct. 1)
Phase 1: Piling across Wilshire Boulevard
A) Two weekends
Full closure from San Vicente Boulevard  to La Cienega Boulevard

A) Lane restrictions on La Cienega Boulevard
Phase 2: Decking

B) Four weekends
Full closure from San Vicente Boulevard to La Cienega Boulevard

B) La Cienega Boulevard closed between Gregory Way and Clifton Way. Local access for businesses will be maintained 
Phase 3: Decking
C) Eleven weekends
Full closure from San Vicente to La Cienega Boulevard

  

  • Detours are anticipated on La Cienega Boulevard between Olympic Boulevard and Third Street and on Wilshire Boulevard between San Vicente Boulevard and Doheny Drive with traffic officer support
  • Local access will be maintained for businesses and residents throughout the work zone
  • Pedestrian access will be maintained with sidewalk and crosswalk detours on La Cienega Boulevard and Wilshire Boulevard
  • Bus Stops

    • The 20 and 720 buses remain relocated to eastbound at Wilshire Boulevard near Stanley Drive and westbound at Wilshire Boulevard near San Vicente Boulevard
    • The 105 and 705 buses are relocated for the next eight to ten months to northbound La Cienega Boulevard and Gregory Way

•  For information regarding changes to Metro bus routes during closures, please call
    (323) GOMETRO or visit: https://www.metro.net/service/advisories/

*Construction is a dynamic process and is subject to change

2) Potholing, Piling, Instrumentation & Steel Deliveries

Pot holing, work zone preparation, and piling on the north side of Wilshire Boulevard between La Cienega Boulevard and San Vicente Boulevard.  Work hours are 7am – 4pm, 9pm – 6am, Monday-Friday through September 2017.

Closures and Detours

    • Intermittent closures of North Hamilton Drive at Wilshire Boulevard, 7am - 10pm
    • North Gale Drive at Wilshire Boulevard will be closed through Friday, September 8
    • La Cienega Boulevard east side sidewalk closure just north of Wilshire Blvd. through Friday, August 25
    • Sidewalk closure between Gale Drive and San Vicente Boulevard 7am - 10pm Monday–Friday. Pedestrian detour signage will be installed and access to 8383 Wilshire Boulevard will be maintained
    • Northbound La Cienega Boulevard will be reduced to two lanes between Gregory Way and just north of Wilshire Boulevard. K-rail will be installed north of Wilshire Boulevard in front of the staging yard, to separate the work zone from traffic through August 25
    • The sidewalk on the east side of La Cienega Boulevard will be closed just north of Wilshire Bouevard. The north leg crosswalk of the Wilshire Boulevard/La Cienega Boulevard intersection will be closed through August 25. Pedestrian detour signs will be installed. Parking restrictions will be in place on the east side of La Cienega Boulevard from 256 La Cienega to 8484 Wilshire through August 22
    • Steel deliveries on La Cienega Boulevard will require temporary traffic closures managed by flaggers on La Cienega Boulevard in both directions, Tuesday–Wednesday, approximately 10am – 4pm

Link to Metro Construction Notice:
https://www.metro.net/projects/notices/notice_purpleline_021717/

3) Lane Reduction for La Cienega Yard Decking

From Monday, July 31 – Sunday, August 20, decking activities will occur in the Wilshire/La Cienega staging yard and on the east side sidewalk of La Cienega Boulevard. This work will involve street level excavation, setting of steel beams, and installation of concrete deck panels.  Work hours are 7 am - 11 pm.

The following traffic control measures will be in place for the duration of the work:

  • Northbound La Cienega Boulevard will be reduced to two lanes between Gregory Way and just north of Wilshire Boulevard. K-rail will be installed north of Wilshire Boulevard, in front of the staging yard, to separate the work zone from traffic
  • The sidewalk on the east side of La Cienega Boulevard will be closed just north of Wilshire Boulevard. The north leg crosswalk of the Wilshire/La Cienega intersection will be closed. Pedestrian detour signs will be installed
  • Parking restrictions will be in place on the east side of La Cienega Boulevard from 256 La Cienega Boulevard to 8484 Wilshire Boulevard 

Link to Metro Construction Notice:
https://www.metro.net/projects/notices/notice_purpleline1_072617/

4) PM Utility Relocation Work for Wilshire/La Cienega Station

On Thursday, August 10 and Sunday, August 13 through Thursday, August 17 (8pm – 7am), workers will perform saw cutting and conduit placement at the intersection of Tower Drive and Wilshire Boulevard.

The following traffic control measures will be in place:

  • Tower Drive will be closed just south of Wilshire Boulevard
  • Traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction on Wilshire Boulevard from Gale Drive to San Vicente Boulevard
  • Temporary sidewalk closure on the north side of Wilshire Boulevard, just west of San Vicente Boulevard

Work Dates and Hours

  • 8/10 Thursday night, 8pm - 6:30am
  • 8/13 Sunday night, 8pm - 6:30am
  • 8/14 Monday night, 8pm - 6:30am
  • 8/15 Tuesday night, 8pm - 6:30am
  • 8/16 Wednesday night, 8pm - 6:30am
  • 8/17 Thursday night, 8pm - 6:30am 

Link to Metro Construction Notice:  https://www.metro.net/projects/notices/notice_purpleline_020617A/


Rodeo Station:

1) Abatement of Non-Recyclable Construction Material Work at 9430 Wilshire Boulevard

Beginning Thursday, August 10th, and continuing daily from 8am to 6pm for 4 weeks (except weekends and holidays), Metro contractors will be performing abatement of non-recyclable construction material work at 9430 Wilshire Boulevard (former Ace Gallery) located on the southwest corner of Wilshire Boulevard and Reeves Drive in the City of Beverly Hills. 

This work complies with the legal requirements for the removal of waste at any building prior to demolition activities. This operation requires no lane closures. Work will be completed within the building.

Work Dates and Hours

  • Work begins Thursday, August 10th and is anticipated to last approximately four weeks
  • Hours: 8am to 6pm, Monday through Friday. No work on weekends

Link to Metro Construction Notice:  https://www.metro.net/projects/notices/notice_purpleline2_062917/

2) Southern California Edison (SCE) Utility Civil Work - Wilshire Bl/El Camino Drive and Crescent Drive

The Purple Line Extension Subway Project, Section 2, will begin pre-construction work activities in the City of Beverly Hills beginning September 5, 2017 for the future Wilshire/Rodeo station which will be located on the southwest corner of Wilshire Boulevard and Reeves Drive.

Pre-construction includes advanced relocation of utility lines prior to station construction. SCE civil work will include installation of traffic control devices, median removal, excavation and shoring, placement of temporary trench plates, utility construction, and surface restoration. Detailed information can be found on metro.net/purple under Meetings, Pre-Construction, Section 2 Rodeo Station SCE.

When

  • September 5th through Fall 2017, 9am - 4pm, Monday thru Friday & 10am - 6pm, Sunday 

Where

  • Temporary lane reductions on Wilshire Boulevard between El Camino Drive and Crescent Drive
  • Lane closures on South Reeves Drive, south of Wilshire Boulevard
  • Turn restrictions from Wilshire Boulevard to Canon Drive, Beverly Drive and South Reeves Drive

Link to Metro Construction Notice:  https://www.metro.net/projects/notices/notice_purpleline2_071017A/