Work continues on the Expo Light Rail Line. (Daniel Archuleta
Work continues on the Expo Light Rail Line. (Daniel Archuleta
Work continues on the Expo Light Rail Line. (Daniel Archuleta

Expo Light Rail Line


Note the following activities:

1. Intersection closures: 11th Street will be closed to northbound and southbound traffic at Colorado Avenue from Dec. 9, 5 a.m.-11 p.m., through Dec. 15. Work will continue 24 hours per day for seven days to install train tracks. Traffic signal modifications will occur at the intersections of Colorado and Fifth Street on Monday, Dec. 9. Signals will be out of service from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., however traffic service officers will be at intersections to guide and direct traffic.

2. Colorado Avenue between Fifth and 18th streets: Expect westbound and eastbound lane closures during daytime hours. Expect reduction of travel lanes during the non-peak daytime hour at Fifth, Sixth, and Seventh streets at Colorado. Alleys on the north side of Colorado between sixth and 18th streets will have limited access at Colorado. Sidewalk and lane closures on north or south side of Colorado between Fourth and 10th streets.

3. Olympic Boulevard between 20th Street and Centinela Avenue: Eastbound lane closure during non-peak hours of 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

4. Colorado Avenue between Sixth and Ninth streets: Night work will take place between the hours of 9 p.m and 5 a.m. for potholing and water main activities. Expect reduction of travel lane and possible intermittent lane closures.

Additional information is available at or by calling (213) 922-EXPO (3976).



Wastewater Main Improvements Citywide


The contractor will continue with the installation of a new sewer main on 32nd Street, from Pico to Ocean Park boulevards. This work will take place between the hours of 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 32nd Street will be closed to through traffic. Use alternate route whenever possible. For more information, contact Carlos Rosales, Construction Manager, City of Santa Monica, at (310) 458-8721.



Santa Monica Pier Renewal


Construction will continue and is estimated to conclude in spring 2014. The pier and its businesses will remain open during construction. Contact Curtis Castle, civil engineer, at (310) 458-8721 if you have any questions.



The Village


There will be a lane closure on the northbound side of the 1700 block of Ocean Avenue, extending south to Vicente Terrace. The parking lane and the number two lane will be closed for sidewalk, curb and gutter rework from Vicente to Pacific terraces. One lane will be available in the northbound direction at all times. The southbound lanes will not be impacted. The city will also be closing down the sidewalk and parking lane on the west side of Main Street and Olympic Drive for sidewalk, curb and gutter rework. For any questions or concerns, contact Gary Vitale, superintendent, Pankow Builders, at (510) 772-8836.



High Place East


There will be delivery trucks throughout the week on Cloverfield Boulevard between Interstate-10 and Virginia Avenue, and on Virginia Avenue between Cloverfield and 27th Street for the development of 45 affordable housing units. Use alternate routes whenever possible. For more information on this project, contact Donnie Krueger (949) 254-8153.



Parking Structure No. 6


There will be periodic sidewalk closures on Second Street between Broadway and Santa Monica Boulevard through Dec. 14. There will be a continuous northbound lane closure through Dec. 14 for materials deliveries and construction activity on Second Street between Broadway and Santa Monica Boulevard. One northbound lane on Second Street between Broadway and Santa Monica Boulevard will remain open at all times. Temporary traffic control signs and barricades will be deployed to guide vehicular and pedestrian traffic in and around the work areas. Material delivery work will take place in the alley behind the parking structure (Second Court), with partial alley closures taking place through Dec. 14. All work will take place Monday through Saturday, 7 a.m.-5 p.m.


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