The Wilshire – La Brea intersection will be closed starting tonight, August 11th, at 8pm and will be closed nightly from 8pm to 6am until 8am Saturday, August 16th.
Metro contractors will be performing utility relocation work at the intersection of Wilshire and La Brea beginning 8pm Monday, August 11 and continuing nightly from 8pm to 6am until 6am Friday, August 15 and 10pm Friday, August 15 to 8am Saturday, August 16. Work consists of new electrical duct relocation improvements and water distribution advancements.This operation requires the following lane closures:
Wilshire and La Brea Intersection closed
Wilshire reduced to one lane each direction.
Wilshire westbound traffic will only be able to make a right onto La Brea
Wilshire eastbound traffic will only be able to make a right onto La Brea
La Brea southbound traffic will only be able to make a right onto Wilshire
La Brea northbound traffic will only be able to make a right onto Wilshire.
8pm to 6am (M-F)
10pm to 8am (F-Sat)
Work scheduled for Monday, August 11 to Saturday, August 16.
No Work Sunday
Detour from La Brea going north: Right on Wilshire, left on Highland, left on 6th street to La Brea.
Detour from Wilshire going east: Right on La Brea, left on Olympic, left on Highland to Wilshire.
WHAT TO EXPECT
All work has received necessary permits and approvals.
Access for pedestrians will be maintained outside of the construction zone.
Access for emergency responders will be maintained.
Bus stops temporary relocated during scheduled work hours.
Julie co-founded the Larchmont Buzz with fellow buzzer Mary Hawley in 2011 and served as Editor, Publisher and writer for the hive for many years until the sale of the Buzz in August 2015. She is still circling the hive as an occasional writer.