Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project Construction Update May 2015


Construction work continues on the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project with several new more working construction locations in May such as a closure at Aviation Boulevard and Imperial Highway, steel pile installation at Park Mesa Heights and excavation and decking of the Crenshaw/Vernon station, the third underground station.

Full Intersection Closure on Imperial Highway at Aviation Boulevard

Beginning at 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 5, Walsh/Shea Corridor Constructors (WSCC) will implement nightly closures for four weeks on Imperial Highway at Aviation Boulevard. East and west bound traffic will be affected. The closure includes two full weekend closures with a possible third weekend, if needed.
The closure is necessary to implement cast-in-drilled-hole (CIDH) construction and falsework. Work has been scheduled to begin at 9 p.m. through 6 a.m. during weekdays and Fridays from 10 p.m. until Sunday at 6 a.m.
Emergency access will be maintained at all times. Local access to the imperial cargo complex will be via 120th street. The bus stops located on the southwest corner of Imperial Highway and Aviation Boulevard will be temporarily relocated.

Crenshaw/Vernon; third, last underground station to be excavated, decked for new Crenshaw/LAX Light Rail Line

Crenshaw/Vernon, the third and last of the underground stations for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project, will begin excavation and decking operations on May 31 closing Crenshaw Boulevard, between Vernon Avenue and 43rd Street/Homeland Drive, for 14 consecutive days.
However, east and west bound traffic on 43rd Street and Homeland Drive will remain open. Southbound traffic on Crenshaw Boulevard at Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard will be restricted, however, northbound traffic from Stocker Street/Homeland Drive will be allowed. Work has been scheduled 24-hours from 9 p.m. Sunday, May 31 through 6 a.m. Sunday, June 14.

Southbound
If traveling south on Crenshaw Boulevard turn left at Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, right at Western Avenue, right at Vernon Avenue and left at Crenshaw Boulevard.
Northbound
If traveling north on Crenshaw Boulevard turn right at Vernon Avenue, turn left at Western Avenue, left at Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and right at Crenshaw Boulevard.

Plan ahead and avoid delays
Businesses will be open during construction. If planning to travel at or around this area, plan ahead as it is a major thoroughfare to West Angeles Church and the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza as well as many other establishments along this corridor. Traffic control measures and detour signs will be implemented throughout the closure.

Park Mesa Heights: Begins Steel Pile Installation for Tunnel Cut & Cover from 59th Street to 67th Street
Construction of the underground tunnel in the Park Mesa Heights area for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project is scheduled to begin in June 2015, on Crenshaw Boulevard between 59th Street and 67th Street.
Construction activities will also take place on the Metro owned railroad tracks between Crenshaw Boulevard and Brynhurst Avenue.
In order to do this work, a traffic reconfiguration will be implemented to move vehicular traffic to the west side of Crenshaw Boulevard. Two traffic lanes will be maintained in each direction during the steel pile installation. Metro will inform the public, residents, and business owners of the exact date when steel pile installation begins.
There will be left turn restrictions along Crenshaw Boulevard at 63rd Street, southbound 67th Street and 59th Place. Traffic will also be prevented from making left turns onto Crenshaw Boulevard at 59th Place.
Pile installation is necessary to build the perimeter walls for the tunnel. Work
will be performed 24 hours with most heavy construction activities during the daytime. Construction of this cut & cover tunnel will be conducted in stages and is anticipated to last 3 ½ years.
Businesses will be open and pedestrian access will be maintained. Access to some driveways may be briefly impacted. Metro will notify in advance residents or merchants when this may happen.

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