Closures of Crenshaw Boulevard in Hyde Park begin Monday for Crenshaw/LAX Line restoration work

Metro announced the closure of a segment of Crenshaw Boulevard in the Hyde Park area starting Monday, August 12, to begin the restoration phase of the Crenshaw/LAX Line.

Crenshaw Boulevard will be closed in three consecutive phases (details below), progressing from north to south from 60th Street to 67th Street. The work is expected to be completed in October 2019.

Work is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. on Monday, August 12, and will consist of the removal of concrete panels, underground utility improvements, and the back-fill and roadway pavement.

All businesses will remain open during construction. Access to the construction area will be maintained for residents, visitors and businesses as well as emergency vehicles. Bus detour information is above. 

Phase 1:

Full closure of Crenshaw Boulevard between 60th Street and 63rd Street, including the 63rd Street intersection for approximately 17 days. 

Phase 2:

Full closure of Crenshaw Boulevard from 63rd Street to Hyde Park Boulevard, including the Hyde Park Boulevard intersection for approximately 17 days.

Phase 3:

Full closure of Crenshaw Boulevard from Hyde Park Boulevard to 67th Street, including the 67th Street intersection for approximately 25 days.

About the Crenshaw/LAX Line

The 8.5-mile Crenshaw/LAX Line is a $2.058-billion light rail line that will connect the Green Line and the Expo Line. It will have eight new stations to serve the Crenshaw, Inglewood and LAX communities. It is expected to open during spring/summer of 2020.

For more information on the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project go to or join us on Facebook at and on Twitter at or call the project hotline (213) 922-2736.

4 replies

    • Hi Eliyahu,

      We will announce the date once it can be confirmed. Thank you.

      Anna Chen
      Writer, The Source