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Utility Relocation on Ashton Ave. and Midvale Ave.


Metro contractors will continue utility relocation for the sanitary sewer lines on Wilshire Blvd., Westwood Blvd., Ashton Ave., and Midvale Ave. in preparation for the Purple (D Line) Extension Section 3 project.  The work consists of the saw cutting, demolition, trenching of existing pipe, and installation of sewer manholes. Construction activities will be done in stages and updates will be posted online as needed. Utility services will be maintained. 

Westwood Blvd. between Ashton Ave. and Wilshire Blvd. 

Date:  April 19 to 29, Monday to Thursday, 11pm to 6am 

Traffic Control: 

  • Southbound and northbound Westwood Blvd. will be reduced to one lane in each direction. 
  • Street parking will be restricted in the work area. 


Wilshire Blvd. and Westwood Ave. 

Date:  April 26 to May 6, Monday to Thursday, 11pm to 6am 

Traffic Control: 

  • Westbound and Eastbound lanes on Wilshire Blvd will be reduced to one lane in each direction. 
  • Northbound lanes on Westwood will be restricted. 
  • Street parking will be restricted in the work area. 


Ashton Ave. and Midvale Ave. 

Date:  May 10 to 20, Monday to Friday7am to 9pm 

Traffic Control: 

  • Northbound traffic on Midvale Ave. will be restricted. 
  • Eastbound and westbound traffic on Ashton Ave. will be restricted. 
  • Traffic closures will be in place for a continuous 10-day period to allow sanitary sewer pumps to run. 




  • Construction is dynamic and is subject to change.  
  • All work has received necessary permits and approvals. 
  • Access to driveways, residences & businesses will be maintained at all times unless notified in advance. 
  • Access for pedestrians will be maintained outside of construction zones. 
  • Access for the Fire Department and emergency responders will be maintained. 
  • Parking restrictions will be implemented in the immediate area of the work zone. 

For construction-related issues needing immediate attention, please call Metro’s 24-hour Hotline at 213.922.6934.