(File photo)
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Expo Light Rail Line Project


Note the following activities:

1. Colorado Avenue eastbound between Fourth and Fifth streets is set to close on Feb. 18.

2. Colorado Avenue between Second and 10th streets, and between 14th and 17th streets: Expect westbound and eastbound lane closures during the nighttime hours of 9 p.m. — 6 a.m. and daytime hours. Expect reduction of travel lanes on Fifth Street at Colorado.

3. Olympic Boulevard between 20th Street and westbound Cloverfield Boulevard: Expect westbound and eastbound delays and lane closures during non-peak travel hours of 9:30 a.m. — 3 p.m.

4. Lincoln Boulevard between Broadway and I-10 Freeway: Expect a partial closure at the intersection of Lincoln Boulevard and Colorado Avenue during the nighttime hours of 9 p.m. — 6 a.m.). Northbound and southbound traffic lanes will be reduced at nighttime hours only.

Additional information is available at www.buildexpo.org. For more information about the Expo Line project, visit BuildExpo.org or call (213) 922-EXPO (3976).


California Incline Bridge Replacement Project


On Thursday, Feb. 14 from 7 a.m. — 5 p.m. there will be lane closures taking place on the California Incline for geotechnical sampling and potholing activities. The incline will remain open to both directions of traffic throughout the day. Portions of the three-lane section of the incline will be closed leaving the two remaining lanes open. For more information, contact Zach Pollard at (310) 458-8721.


20th/Cloverfield Improvement Project


Construction activities will take place on 20th Street and Cloverfield Boulevard which will involve lane closures between the hours of 8 a.m. — 6 p.m. Traffic control will be in place during construction and will maintain one lane of traffic in each direction at all times. Impact to traffic should be minimal. For more info, please contact Jim Litzel, Black & Veatch at (310) 863-4991.


Parking Structure No. 6


There will be periodic sidewalk closures on Second Street between Broadway and Santa Monica Boulevard through Feb. 15. There will be periodic northbound lane closures though Feb. 15 for material deliveries on Second Street between Broadway and Santa Monica Boulevard. Temporary traffic control signs and barricades will be deployed to guide vehicular and pedestrian traffic in and around the work areas. Fencing and deliveries work will take place in the alley behind the parking structure (Second Court), with partial alley closures taking place through Feb. 9. All work will take place Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. — 5 p.m. For more information about the Parking Structure 6 project, visit www.SMConstructs.org or call (310) 458-2205.


Wastewater Main Replacement Project


Construction activities will continue on 11th Street between Michigan Avenue and Pico Boulevard. Drivers heading eastbound on Michigan Avenue toward 11th Street are advised that right turns onto southbound 11th Street may be restricted intermittently. There will be the loss of one travel lane in each direction through March 1 on 11th Street. Both northbound and southbound lanes will be diverted to the west side of 11th Street between Michigan Avenue and Pico Boulevard and the “no parking” restriction between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. will remain in effect. Drivers are advised to slow down and use caution when workers are present. Construction is scheduled to take place until March 1. For more information, visit SMConstructs.org or contact Curtis Castle at (310) 458-8721.


Civic Center Parks


Through March of 2013 the majority of Town Square (front yard of City Hall) will be closed so the contractor can continue construction activities. During this time period, the west-facing front door of City Hall will be accessible via a pedestrian pathway that runs north from the sidewalk on Olympic Drive to the front door of City Hall. The sidewalk and parking lane on the east side of Main Street will be closed in front of City Hall; Pedestrians on the east side of Main Street are routed through a barricaded pathway in the Main Street parking lane. The parking lot and City Hall entrance on the north side of City Hall will remain open during construction. One-way vehicular traffic has been implemented turning west from Main Street on to Fujinomiya Douri; traffic must exit behind City Hall south on Avenida Mazatlan and onto Olympic Drive. Caution should be used in this area, emergency vehicles are exempt from the one-way traffic pattern. On Ocean Avenue, through May 10, the sidewalk on the east side of Ocean Avenue between Colorado Avenue and Seaside Terrace will be closed for construction activities.


Santa Monica-Malibu USD: Samohi


Beginning Feb. 11 through Feb. 25, two northbound lanes will be closed on Fourth Street between Pico Boulevard and Olympic Drive and one lane on Pico due to storm drain work. Through traffic and access to bus transit will be maintained at all times.



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