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Sunset Bridge Utility Work to Cause More Street Closures

February 13, 2012

A portion of Sunset Boulevard and Church Lane will be closed nightly for a month starting Wednesday due to utility work on the Sunset Bridge, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Details for street closures are as follows: Start Date:  Wednesday, Jan. 4 Work/Full Closure Hours:  10 p.m. to 6 a.m. nightly Work Days:  Monday through Friday Duration:  Four weeks Streets that will be closed overnight are as follows: Sunset Boulevard between Barrington Avenue and Veteran Avenue Church Lane north of Sunset Boulevard to the southbound 405 Freeway ramps Church Lane south of Sunset Boulevard to Kiel Street Northbound 405 ramps at Sunset Boulevard Southbound 405 ramp at eastbound Sunset Boulevard Metro officials said the Sunset Bridge will remain open during the day but that it may close as early as 7 p.m. Detours due to the overnight utility work will be as follows: Westbound Sunset Boulevard Traffic:  Detoured to southbound Veteran Avenue to westbound Wilshire Boulevard, to northbound Barrington Avenue and back to Sunset Boulevard. Eastbound Sunset Boulevard Traffic:  Detoured to southbound Barrington Avenue, to eastbound Wilshire Boulevard, to northbound Veteran Avenue and back to Sunset Boulevard. Church Lane Traffic:  Detoured to Sepulveda Boulevard. Local access for residents will be maintained and emergency responders will have access to the area. In addition, pedestrians will be rerouted to a safe area. According to Metro, crews will also be doing utility relocation work on Sepulveda Boulevard between Montana Avenue and Moraga Drive beginning Wednesday. Officials say the work will be from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily for 20 days. Metro did not indicate that there would be any closures due to the utility work on Sepulveda Boulevard. However, a press release warned of unusual drilling noise in the area. Closures and construction  are subject to weather conditions. For the latest information, visit the Metro website . Be sure to follow Beverly Hills Patch on  Twitter  and “Like” us on  Facebook . View original post here: Sunset Bridge Utility Work to Cause More Street Closures

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More Sunset Boulevard Road Closures Are Coming

October 14, 2011

A second set of road closures will be implemented while crews reconstruct the southern side of the Sunset Bridge. The  first set of road closures  was in effect from Sept. 30 through Thursday. According to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, the closures are “necessary to raise the street intersections and utilities to meet the new height” of the reconstructed bridge. Emergency responders will still have access to the roads. Detailed Metro closures are as follows: Friday through Sunday: Sunset Boulevard will be closed between Barrington Avenue and Veteran Avenue from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. on Friday and Saturday. Eastbound traffic on Sunset Boulevard will be detoured to southbound Barrington Avenue, to eastbound Wilshire Boulevard, to northbound Veteran Avenue and then back onto eastbound Sunset Boulevard. Local access will be maintained, per Metro. Westbound traffic on Sunset Boulevard will be detoured to southbound Veteran Avenue, to westbound Wilshire Boulevard, to northbound Barrington Avenue and then back onto westbound Sunset Boulevard. Local access will be maintained, per Metro. Eastbound Sunset Boulevard to the southbound 405 Freeway on-ramp and the northbound ramps will close at approximately 7 p.m. from Friday through Sunday. The ramps will be open during daytime hours, per Metro. Traffic on Sunset Boulevard will be operating with one lane in each direction on Saturday and Sunday. Monday through Oct. 29 Sunset Boulevard will operate with two lanes in each direction. Traffic traveling westbound on Sunset Boulevard to the southbound 405 Freeway on-ramp will be allowed to turn left onto the southbound freeway. Traffic traveling eastbound on Sunset Boulevard to northbound Church Lane will continue eastbound on Sunset to southbound Veteran Avenue, to westbound Montana Avenue, to northbound Sepulveda Boulevard and then back to Church Lane. Traffic traveling westbound on Sunset Boulevard to northbound Church Lane will be detoured at Sepulveda Way to northbound Sepulveda Boulevard and then back to Church Lane. Traffic traveling southbound on Church Lane to Sunset Boulevard will be detoured to continue southbound via Sepulveda Boulevard to: Eastbound Montana Avenue, to northbound Veteran Avenue and then back to Sunset. Westbound Montana Avenue, to northbound Church Lane and then back to Sunset.  Bus Line 2, 233 and 761 will be detoured as follows: Bus Line 2: The eastbound line will take its regular route to Sunset Boulevard and Barrington Avenue. It will continue via Sunset Boulevard to southbound Church Lane, to eastbound Montana Avenue, and then continue on its regular route. The westbound line will take its regular route to Gayley Avenue and Veteran Avenue. It will continue via Gayley Avenue/Montana Avenue to northbound Church Lane, to westbound Sunset Boulevard, and then continue on its regular route. Bus Lines 233 & 761: The northbound line will take its regular route to Sunset Boulevard and Bellagio Road. It will continue via Sunset Boulevard to southbound Veteran Avenue, to eastbound Montana Avenue, to northbound Sepulveda Boulevard, and then continue on its regular route. The southbound line will take its regular route to Sepulveda Boulevard and Ovada Place. It will continue via Sepulveda Boulevard to eastbound Montana Avenue, to northbound Veteran Avenue, to eastbound Sunset Boulevard, and then continue on its regular route. After the southern side of the bridge is finished, crews will demolish the northern half of the bridge and begin reconstruction, according to Metro. Metro expects demolition and reconstruction on the northern half of the bridge to take approximately 12 months. Closures may change, so for the latest information visit the Metro website . Be sure to follow Beverly Hills Patch on  Twitter  and “Like” us on  Facebook . See original here: More Sunset Boulevard Road Closures Are Coming

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