LADWP to implement 24-hour lane closure on southbound Crenshaw Boulevard this weekend

Here’s the announcement from the Crenshaw/LAX Line project team:

In order to continue advanced utility relocation for the Crenshaw/LAX Line, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power will implement a 24-hour southbound lane closure on Crenshaw Boulevard between Exposition Boulevard and Rodeo Road to relocate an existing water line.  

The work is scheduled to begin at 9 p.m. on Saturday, May 10, and continue to 9 p.m. on Sunday, May 11. 

•There will be only one southbound lane open on Crenshaw Boulevard starting at 10 p.m. Saturday night for a 24-hour period.

•Crenshaw Boulevard is scheduled to reopen by 10 p.m. on Sunday, May 11. 

•Northbound Crenshaw Boulevard will not be impacted by the water line relocation.

•Emergency access will be maintained throughout this operation.

The 8.5-mile Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor Project is a light rail line that will run between the Expo Line and Green Line. The $2.058 billion Measure R transit project will serve the Crenshaw Corridor, Inglewood, Westchester and the LAX area with eight new stations, a maintenance facility and park and ride lots.

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