Traffic and construction updates for the week of Feb. 9:

EXPO LIGHT RAIL LINE For the week of Feb. 9, please note the following activities:
• 5th Street between I-10 and Colorado Avenue ‚Äì Northbound and Southbound lane closures. Delays expected.
• 20th Street between Olympic Blvd. and Broadway Ave. ‚Äì Construction scheduled during daytime hours. Lane closures planned and traffic will be maintained.
• Colorado Avenuebetween 5th and 19th streets- Expect westbound and eastbound lane closures during daytime hours. Alleys on the north side of Colorado between 6thand 18thStreet will have limited access at Colorado. For more information, visit KBUG, our Facebook page SMConstructs, and the construction notice at:
• 26th Street between Olympic Blvd. and Cloverfield Ave. ‚Äì Construction scheduled during daytime hours. Lane closures planned and traffic will be maintained.
• Stewart St. b/w Olympic Blvd. and Exposition Blvd.- Northbound and southbound lane closures during daytime hours, traffic will be maintained.
• Olympic Blvd. between 20th St. and Stewart St. ‚Äì Eastbound and westbound lane closures between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. from Monday to Friday.
For more information about the Expo Line project, visit or call (213) 922-EXPO (3976).

For the week of Feb. 9-15, citywide installation of new bus shelters will continue. Construction will involve stop closure, intermittent vehicle lane, bicycle lane, and sidewalk closures, in addition to the use of parking lanes. Construction will take place at the following stops:
• 1610 Colorado btw. 16th and 17th (South side Colorado)
• 1701 Colorado btw. 17th and 18th (North side Colorado)
• 957 Lincoln btw. Washington and Idaho (East side Lincoln)
• 814 Lincoln btw. Montana and Idaho (West side Lincoln)
• 2600 Olympic btw. Stewart and 26th (South side Olympic)
• 2601 Olympic btw. Stewart and 26th (North side Olympic)
• 3311 Pico Blvd btw 33rd & Urban Ave. (North side Pico)
• 3238 Pico Blvd btw 32nd & 33rd. (South side Pico)
• 1409 Pico Blvd btw 14th & 20th. (North side Pico)
• 2121 Pico Blvd btw 21st & Cloverfield. (North side Pico)
• 2228 Pico Blvd btw 22nd & 23rd. (South side Pico)
Santa Monica
• 1330 Santa Monica btw. 13th and 14th (South side Santa Monica)
• 1025 Wilshire btw. 10th and 11th (North side Wilshire)
14th Street
• 1139 14th btw. Wilshire and California (East side 14th)
• 1601 14th btw. Colorado and Olympic (East side 14th)
17th Street
• 1602 17th btw. Colorado and Olympic (West side 17th)
Traffic control measures will be employed in all work zones. Use alternate routes whenever possible. For all bus boarding information, please visit or call (310) 451-5444. For construction information, please contact Alex Parry, Project Manager at (310) 458-8981.

Annual Tree Trimming ‚Äì For the week of Feb. 9, 2015, the City’s annual tree pruning program will take place on Dorchester Avenue from Exposition to Virginia Avenue, Yorkshire Avenue from Exposition to Virginia Ave., and Harvard Street from Wilshire to Colorado. For further information, please contact Matthew Wells, Urban Forester at (310) 458-8974.

Annual Paving & Sidewalk Repair Project – For the week of Feb. 9, the contractor will be performing dig-outs which are localized asphalt repairs on 20th Street between Arizona Ave and Montana Ave., 4th Street between Montana to San Vicente, 6th Street between Colorado to Montana, 10th Street between Santa Monica to Arizona, and Euclid between Wilshire to Montana. Please expect some delays and use alternate routes when possible. Construction time is 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. City staff will work to minimize any inconvenience that this work may cause you and thank you for your cooperation. Should you have any questions, please contact: Chuck Stagner, Field Inspector, 714-925-4628, and Hany Demitri, Civil Engineer, 310-45-8721, ext. 5385.

Water Main Replacement Project – For the week of Feb. 9, the contractor will be installing water main pipe on Ocean Ave. between California Ave. to Wilshire Bl. (M-Th 8am to 6pm), Ocean Ave. between Colorado Ave. and Moomat Ahiko Way, and on Olympic Bl. Between 17th St. to 19th St. (M-F 8pm to 6am). For more information, please contact Eric Schoenen, CM/Inspector at (424) 625-3445 or City’s contact: Carlos Rosales, PM at (310) 458-8721, x2620.

Southern California Edison (SCE) – Underground Structure replacements: at Broadway between 5th and 6th: Lane closure due to vault removal; at Main & Pico: conduit installation, northbound lanes closed, detours; at Montana Avenue between 12th and 17th: laying AC paving, lane closures; at Main & Marine: paving operations; at Colorado between Ocean and 2nd St.: right lane closed on Colorado. Work is ongoing through Feb. 15. For electrical emergencies, please call 800-611-1911.

Santa Monica-Malibu USD – Santa Monica High School. Michigan Ave. sidewalk closed bet. 7th Ct. and 7th St. will be closed for ongoing Construction Work through 2015. Signs are posted to direct pedestrians to use the crosswalk and reach the campus from the Southwest corner of Lincoln and Michigan. For more information, please contact Gary Bolin at 310-399-5865 ext. 79-394.

Macerich Arclight Theatre – Construction of new Arclight Theatre at Colorado Ave and 4th Street. Possible southbound lane closures on 4th Street and Westbound Colorado Ave lane closure through F.

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