Work crews perform tasks associated with the forthcoming Expo Light Rail Line on Colorado Avenue. (Photo by Paul Alvarez Jr.)
Work crews perform tasks associated with the forthcoming Expo Light Rail Line on Colorado Avenue. (Photo by Paul Alvarez Jr.)

Expo Light Rail Line Project


Note the following activities:

1. Colorado Avenue between Fifth and 17th streets: Expect westbound and eastbound lane closures during daytime hours. Expect reduction of travel lanes during the non-peak day at Ninth Street and Colorado and 10th Street and Colorado. Alleys on the north side of Colorado between 11th and 17th streets will have limited access at Colorado.

2. Colorado Avenue between Main Street and Fourth Street: Expect westbound and eastbound lane closures during during non-peak travel hours, 9 p.m.-6 a.m. (Monday to Thursday).

3. Fourth Street between Olympic Drive and Colorado Avenue: Northbound lane closures during non-peak travel hours, 9 p.m.-6 a.m. (Monday to Thursday).

4. Olympic Boulevard between 20th and 26th streets: Westbound and eastbound lane closures during non-peak travel hours, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

5. Cloverfield and Olympic boulevards: Street closure on Cloverfield south of Olympic for bridge construction. One night closure between 10 p.m.-6 a.m. is tentatively scheduled for the week of June 17.


Crosswalk Restriping Project


Crosswalk restriping will occur at various intersections, including: Montana Avenue and Stanford Street; Broadway and 11th Street; Colorado Avenue and Stewart Street; Colorado Avenue and Yale Street; and Cloverfield Boulevard and Broadway. Work will take place between the hours of 8 p.m.-5 a.m. There will be partial closures at intersections. Questions should be directed to the Public Works Street & Fleet Services Division at (310) 458-4991.


Lincoln Resurfacing Project


The contractor will be saw cutting in the sidewalk area and the concrete curb lane in preparation of making the necessary repairs. Daytime construction will take place between 8 a.m.-6 p.m. for concrete work, and nighttime construction will take place between 8 p.m.-6 a.m. for grinding and paving work. Impact to traffic should be minimal, but partial and full lane closures may be necessary at times. For more information, contact Hany Demitri, civil engineer, at (310) 458-2201 ext. 5385.


Parking Structure No. 6


There will be periodic sidewalk closures on Second Street between Broadway and Santa Monica Boulevard through June 22. There will be periodic nortbound lane closures through June 22 for materials 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. Materials delivery work will take place in the alley behind the parking structure (Second Court), with partial alley closures taking place through June 22. All work will take place Monday through Saturday, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information about the Parking Structure 6 project, visit or call (310) 458-2205.


Tongva Park Construction Update

As part of the final phase of work associated with Tongva Park and the improvements on Main Street, the city’s contractor will be extending an existing bus pad across the north driveway at City Hall (Fujinomiya Douri Way). This will result in daytime closures over the next couple of weeks. On Ocean Avenue, through the end of June, southbound Ocean Avenue between Moomat Ahiko Way and Colorado Avenue will be subject to lane closures. One southbound lane and the bike lane will be closed for water line construction activities. For more information, contact the Architectural Services Division at (310) 458-2205.


Santa Monica Pier: Renewal Project


The city of Santa Monica is rejuvenating the structure of the Santa Monica Pier. The original structure was built in the early 1900s and has been through several remodels over its 100-plus year life. The pier renewal will upgrade a significant portion of the pier stretching from the edge of the sand to approximately 365 feet westward over the Pacific Ocean, providing increased structural soundness and extending the pier’s service life.

The Pier Renewal Project will involve:

• Construction of a 20-foot wide pedestrian trestle on the south side of the pier, beginning at the western edge of the Newcomb Pier and extending 175 feet west around the construction zone.

• Installation of new concrete columns.

• Removal of the existing timber columns, timber substructure, and installation of the new concrete substructure.

• Installation of the new timber decking.

Construction is expected to begin April 25 and conclude in spring 2014. The pier and its businesses will remain open during construction. Please contact Curtis Castle, civil engineer, at (310) 458-8721 if you have any questions.

For information on the Santa Monica Pier Visioning Process, visit

For information on the Pier Bridge Replacement project, visit .

For information on events at the pier, visit


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