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Metro to Begin Street Restoration on Crenshaw Blvd. Beginning on Monday, Sept. 14, as Part of Crenshaw/LAX Line Construction Project

Friday September 11, 2020

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) and the contractor for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project, Walsh/Shea Corridor Constructors (WSCC), will implement daily closures on Crenshaw Boulevard in the Hyde Park area from Monday, September 14 through Friday, September 25, 2020 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The work is needed to restore Crenshaw Boulevard between 60th Street and 71st Street. The road restoration includes grinding of the existing roadway, placement of new asphalt paving and final striping of traffic lanes.

Daily closure of northbound and southbound lanes on Crenshaw Boulevard along with both eastbound and westbound intersection closure will be implemented to facilitate these improvements. The boulevard will be reopened to vehicular traffic and parking daily after the work hours.

What to Expect

One traffic lane will remain open in each direction. Intermittent restrictions of driveway access during the work activity and parking restrictions will be implemented. Access for emergency responders will be maintained.

Please note that construction is a dynamic process and information is subject to change without notice.

Metro Mitigation Programs

Metro’s Business Solution Center (BSC) and Business Interruption Fund (BIF) will continue assisting businesses impacted by construction of the Crenshaw/LAX Line. For information on these programs contact: BSC (323) 299-9660 extension 2289 or visit and BIF (213) 739-2999 extension 223 or visit

The Crenshaw/LAX Line is an 8.5-mile light rail line that will include eight new stations to serve the Crenshaw, Inglewood, Westchester and LAX communities. A ninth station will be added after opening to connect the Crenshaw/LAX Line, Metro C Line (Green) and bus lines to the future LAX automated people mover.

For more information on the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project please visit, e-mail or join us on Facebook at and on Twitter at or call the project hotline at (213) 922-2736.

About Metro

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is currently providing lifeline service for essential trips and frontline workers. Metro continues building the most ambitious transportation infrastructure program in the United States and is working to greatly improve mobility through its Vision 2028 Plan.

Metro has proudly pledged to the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Health and Safety Commitment Program to help ensure the safe return of transit riders as the U.S. recovers from the  COVID-19 pandemic.

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