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Here are Santa Monica closures and construction updates for the week of July 18:

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, contact 888-303-6026 or incline@smgov.net.

Wastewater Main Replacement Project

For the week of July 18, the contractor will 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, contact Carlos Rosales, Project Manager, at (310) 458-8721 ext. 2620 or Tim Scheffer, Construction Manager, at (909) 376-0275.

San Vicente Pump Station Emergency Generator

For the week of July 18, no street improvement work is scheduled. If you have any questions, contact Carlos Rosales, Project Manager, at (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 Street at Exposition Boulevard and along Exposition to Dorchester Avenue will be closed. Construction will also close part of the northbound bike lane on Stewart Street at the intersection of Stewart and Exposition. 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 and Exposition as well as park pathways and landscaping adjacent to the affected areas. For more information, contact Sebastian Felbeck, Construction Manager, at (310) 434-2675.

Los Amigos Park Stormwater Harvesting And Direct Use Demonstration Project

For the week of July 18, the contractor will begin mobilization on-site. Construction for the first phase of the project will begin at the intersection of 5th Street and Hollister Avenue. Traffic control will be installed and it is recommended to avoid 5th Street between Ocean Park Boulevard and Hollister and Hollister between 5th and 6th streets. Hollister between 5th and 6th streets will be closed to through traffic. Please use alternate routes. If you have any questions, contact Carlos Rosales, Project Manager, at (310) 458-8721 ext. 2620, or Scott Neumann, Construction Manager, at (310) 525-0683.