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Construction Under 1st Street Bridge

As part of the Federal government’s Coronavirus Guidance for America, transportation infrastructure is considered an “Essential Critical Infrastructure.” Additionally, transit capital projects are not subject to the State of California’s Stay at Home order, therefore Metro construction projects continue to progress.

Summary

Metro contractors will work underneath the 1st Street Bridge and the area east of the One Santa Fe building on weekdays from 7 am to 3:30 pm. This work is anticipated to begin on Thursday, October 1 and continue for six months. Work will include potholing, excavation, and shoring for electrical manhole and duct bank installation. Work underneath the 1st Street Bridge includes demolition, micro pile drilling, and structural concrete work. There will be intermittent noise during the work.

What to Expect

What: Potholing, excavation, demolition, micro pile drilling, electrical manhole and duct bank installation, and structural concrete work.
Where: Underneath the 1st Street Bridge and east of the One Santa Fe building)
When: October 1, 2020 through April 1, 2021
Hours of Construction: Weekdays 7am – 3:30pm

Noteworthy

  • Heavy equipment will be utilized, which may cause some noise.

Essentials

The Division 20 Portal Widening and Turnback Facility Project will enhance the Division 20 Rail Yard to allow for improved service times throughout the Metro B Line (Red)/D Line (Purple) system.

Construction is a dynamic process and information is subject to change without notice.  Work activity is subject to weather Construction is a dynamic process and information is subject to change without notice. Work activity is subject to weather conditions.