Week of August 19, 2019

LA Metro Public Art Project / “Tears of Santa Monica”

For the week of August 19, artwork installation is slated to resume and run from Fall through early Winter at the westerly wall of the Expo light rail station at 4th St and Colorado Ave. Intermittent easterly sidewalk and northbound 4th St lane closures will take place. Please contact Henry Servin at (310) 458-8291 or Letitia F. Ivins at LA Metro at IvinsL@metro.net and (213) 922-2721 with any questions/concerns regarding this project.

Annual water main replacement

For the week of August 19, the contractor will be installing new water main on Ocean Avenue between California Ave and Washington Avenue.  They will also be connecting services of the newly installed water main on Pico Boulevard between 4th Street and Main Street and testing the new water main on 17th Street between Robson and Pier Avenues. Traffic will be closed to northbound traffic on Ocean Avenue and reduced to one lane in each direction on Pico Blvd. Please use alternate routes whenever possible. Please contact Carlos Rosales, Project Manager at (310) 458-2620 with any questions/concerns regarding this project.

Advanced traffic management system, phase 5 project   

For the week of August 19, construction will continue on the Advanced Traffic Management System, Phase 5 Project.  This project will upgrade the traffic signal equipment at four locations and install fiber optic cables along Montana Ave and 26th St.  The project will provide transit priority along the corridor, allow for real-time remote monitoring and management of the traffic signals, provide public Wi-Fi along the corridor, and connect the San Vicente Reservoir and the Montana Avenue Branch Library to the City’s network.  We appreciate your patience during the project, to provide this safety improvement and public enhancements. Please contact Andrew Maximous, Project Manager at (310) 458-8291 with any questions/concerns regarding this project.

Fire station #1 construction project    

For the week of August 19, construction will continue throughout the project area located at 1377 7th Street which will affect the sidewalk and parking lane on the east side of 7th Street just north of Santa Monica Blvd. Sidewalk and parking lane will continue to be closed all day/night through the month. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Senior Construction Manager Sebastian Felbeck at (310) 434-2675.

Alley renewal program    

For the week of August 19, alley renewal will take place at various locations throughout the city.  No traffic impacts on surface streets, however temporary closures of alleys may occur. Residential parking passes will be issued, as necessary.  Please contact Robin Jarrett at (310) 863-6773 with any questions/concerns regarding this project.

Downtown/Expo vehicle barriers project

For the week of August 19, there will be no work on Colorado Ave. Contractor will return shortly to complete remaining bollard work. Please contact Saad Malim at (310) 458-8293 with any questions/concerns regarding this project.

Annual Wastewater Main Project

For the week of August 12, sewer main repair work will take place on Ashland Avenue between 6th Street and Highland Avenue. Please contact Saad Malim at (310) 458-8721 with any questions/concerns regarding this project.

City yards modernization project 

For the week of August 19, construction will impact the project area located at 2500 Michigan Ave, which will affect the sidewalk and parking lane on the north side of Delaware Ave just east of 24th St.  Please contact Project Manager Joel Cesare at (310) 458-8549 with any questions/concerns regarding this project.

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