EXPO LIGHT RAIL LINE:

For the week of March 7, 2016, please note the following activities:

1. Train Testing This Week – The Expo Light Rail Line extension from Culver City to Santa Monica is scheduled for train testing activities in Santa Monica this week and will continue for several months. The trains are now operated on their own power. Testing will be ongoing along the entire alignment in Los Angeles and Santa Monica. The testing activity will test train clearances, the Overhead Catenary System which powers the trains, the crossing gates and traffic signals, and all related systems before the project is turned over to Metro for pre-revenue operations.

A more detailed notice is online at http://goo.gl/AMLPxq.

2. Colorado Avenue between 5th & 18th Streets – Expect westbound and eastbound street closures during daytime hours. Alleys on the North side of Colorado between 6th and 18th Street will have limited access at Colorado.

3. Olympic Blvd. between 20th St. and Stewart St. – Eastbound and Westbound lane closures daytime hours Monday to Saturday.

4. 17th St. between Olympic Blvd. and Broadway.- Northbound and Southbound lane closures during daytime hours.

5. 20th St. between Olympic Blvd. and Colorado.- Northbound and Southbound lane closures during daytime hours.

6. Cloverfield Blvd. between I-10 Freeway and Broadway .-  weekend lane closures 24 hours per day.

7. Stewart St. between Olympic Blvd. and Exposition Blvd.- Northbound and Southbound lane closures during daytime hours.

For more information about the Expo Line project, visit BuildExpo.org or call (213) 922-EXPO (3976).Traffic control measures will be employed in all work zones.

COLORADO ESPLANADE:

For the Week of March 7, 2016, Construction work on Colorado Ave. will continue daytime Monday through Friday. Pedestrian access is accommodated by use of temporary barricaded pathways marked with signage. Please use caution when navigating through the work zones on Colorado Ave. at 4th St., Main St., 2nd St., and Ocean Ave.  Traffic control will be set up for northbound traffic on Ocean Ave.  Expect minor delays at the intersection of Colorado and Ocean Ave. For more information contact Gene Higginbotham, Project Manager, at (310) 458-8729.

CALIFORNIA INCLINE BRIDGE REPLACEMENT PROJECT:

The California Incline will be closed until Summer 2016 while construction crews demolish the existing structure and build the new bridge and roadway.  Motorists are advised to use Ocean Avenue (via Moomat Ahiko Way) and Lincoln Boulevard as alternate routes. For more information on this project, please contact: (888-303-6026 or incline@smgov.net).

WASTEWATER MAIN REPLACEMENT PROJECT:

For the week of March 7, 2016, the contractor will begin the installation of a new manhole on Ocean Front Walk at Moss Ave. and continue with restoration work on 22nd Court at Georgina, Princeton Street north or Wilshire, Euclid Street between Pearl Ave to Maple and Ocean Park Blvd to Oak Street. The contractor will also finish with the installation of a new manhole on Maple Street between 11th Street and Euclid Street. Should you have any questions, please contact Carlos Rosales, Project Manager (310) 458-8721 ext. 2620.

SAN VICENTE PUMP STATION EMERGENCY GENERATOR:

For the Week of March 7, 2016, the contractor will continue with the installation of the new engine driven standby generator and begin trench excavation on 25th Street for installation the street improvements on the south side of San Vicente Blvd and 25th Street. Should you have any questions, please contact Carlos Rosales, Project Manager (310) 458-8721 ext. 2620.

BUFFER PARK CONSTRUCTION PROJECT:

For the Week of March 7, 2016 please note the following activities:

As part of the construction of the new Buffer Park at 2909 Exposition Blvd, the sidewalk on the eastside of Stewart St. at Exposition Blvd. and along Exposition Blvd to Dorchester Ave. will be closed. Construction will also close part of the northbound bike lane on Stewart Street at the intersection of Stewart St. and Exposition Blvd. Directional signage has been posted alerting pedestrians and bicyclists of the impediments caused by the construction project. This closure will allow for the construction of a new sidewalk on a portion of Stewart St. and Exposition Blvd as well as park pathways and landscaping adjacent to the affected areas. For more information contact Sebastian Felbeck, Construction Manager, at (310) 434-2675.

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