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

Here’s a list of Santa Monica closures and construction updates for the week of July 5:

California incline bridge replacement project

The California Incline will be closed until Summer 2016 while construction crews demolish the existing structure and build the new bridge and roadway. Construction crews are also utilizing the current Incline closure and building the new Idaho Avenue Pedestrian Overcrossing.  Motorists are advised to use Ocean Avenue (via Moomat Ahiko Way) and Lincoln Boulevard as alternate routes.  For more information on this project, please contact: (888-303-6026 or

Wastewater main replacement project

For the week of July 5, the contractor will begin paving of the trenches on Pacific Street between Euclid and 14th Street, Pacific Street between 6th Street and 7th Street, and 11th Court between Michigan and 10 Fwy.  The contractor will also begin removal and replacement of sewer main pipe on Palisades Pl. N. between 1st Court and 4th Street. During these operations, the street/alley will be closed to through traffic, local access only. Should you have any questions, please contact Carlos Rosales, Project Manager (310) 458-8721 ext. 2620 or Tim Scheffer, Construction Manager (909) 376-0275.

San Vicente Pump Station Emergency Generator

For the Week of July 5, the contractor will continue with testing of the new engine driven standby generator. No street improvement work is scheduled. Should you have any questions, please contact Carlos Rosales, Project Manager (310) 458-8721 ext. 2620

Ishihara Park (Buffer Park) Project

As part of the construction of the new Buffer Park at 2909 Exposition Blvd, the sidewalk on the eastside of Stewart St. at Exposition Blvd. and along Exposition Blvd to Dorchester Ave. will be closed. Construction will also close part of the northbound bike lane on Stewart Street at the intersection of Stewart St. and Exposition Blvd. Directional signage has been posted alerting pedestrians and bicyclists of the impediments caused by the construction project. This closure will allow for the construction of a new sidewalk on a portion of Stewart St. and Exposition Blvd as well as park pathways and landscaping adjacent to the affected areas. For more information contact Sebastian Felbeck, Construction Manager, at (310) 434-2675.