Works install tracks at the intersection of Colorado Avenue and Lincoln Boulevard last week. (Paul Alvarez Jr.)

Expo Light Rail Line

For the week Feb. 13, please note the following activities:

14th Street and 17th Street at Colorado Avenue – Scheduled signal outage from Monday through Friday during non-peak hours. Work is not concurrent between intersections. Traffic will be maintained.
5th Street between I-10 and Broadway -Southbound street closure and Northbound reduced to one lane until March 7.
Colorado Avenue between 5th & 19th Streets – Expect westbound and eastbound lane closures during daytime hours. Alleys on the north side of Colorado between 6th and 18th Street will have limited access at Colorado.
20th Street between Olympic Blvd. and Broadway Ave. – Construction scheduled during daytime hours. Lane closures planned and traffic will be maintained.
26th Street between Olympic Blvd. and Cloverfield Ave. – Construction scheduled during daytime hours. Lane closures planned and traffic will be maintained.
Stewart St. between 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. – 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).

Citywide Bus Shelter Project

For the week of Feb. 23 – March 2, 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 between 16th and 17th (South side Colorado)
1701 Colorado between 17th and 18th (North side Colorado)
957 Lincoln between Washington and Idaho (East side Lincoln)
814 Lincoln between Montana and Idaho (West side Lincoln)
1819 Main between Pico and Olympic Dr (West side Main)
1514 Ocean between Broadway and Colorado (West Side Ocean)
2600 Olympic between Stewart and 26th (South side Olympic)
2601 Olympic between Stewart and 26th (North side Olympic)
333 Pico Blvd btw 4th & Main (North side Pico)
214 Pico between Main and 3rd. (South Side Pico)
Santa Monica
1330 Santa Monica between 13th and 14th (South side Santa Monica)
1025 Wilshire between 10th and 11th (North side Wilshire)
4th Street
1530 4th between Broadway and Colorado Midblock (West side 4th)
1210 4th St. between Wilshire and Arizona (West Side 4th)
1207 4th St. between Wilshire and Arizona (East Side 4th)
1855 4th St. between Civic Center and Olympic Dr. (East Side 4th)
6th Street
1400 6th between Between Santa Monica and Broadway (West side 6th)
14th Street
1139 14th between Wilshire and California (East side 14th)
1601 14th between Colorado and Olympic (East side 14th)
17th Street
1602 17th between 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

For the week of Feb. 23, the City’s annual tree pruning program will occur on Palisades Ave (Ocean Ave to 7th Street) and 2nd Street (Montana to Wilshire), there will be partial lane closures.

Annual Paving & Sidewalk Repair Project

For the week of Feb. 23, the contractor will be performing dig-outs which are localized asphalt repairs on various streets in the northeast quadrant of the City, north of Arizona Ave and east of 15th Street.

Water Main Replacement Project

For the week of Feb. 23, the contractor will be installing water main pipe on Ocean Ave. between California Ave. to Wilshire Blvd. (M-Th 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.), Ocean Ave. between Colorado Ave. and Moomat Ahiko Way, and on Olympic Blvd. Between 17th St. to 19th St. (M-F 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.). 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.

Private Development

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 February 15, 2015. 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.

For more information, visit KBUG, our Facebook page SMConstructs, and the construction notice at: or

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