Crenshaw Blvd. Closure Friday Night

closureBeginning Friday, May 30, at 10 p.m. through 1 p.m. Saturday, May 31, Crenshaw Boulevard at Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard will be closed due to construction of the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor Project.

Northbound traffic on Crenshaw Boulevard will be diverted at Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, left at Arlington Avenue, left at Jefferson Boulevard and right at Crenshaw Boulevard. After 1 p.m. on Saturday, two lanes on Crenshaw Boulevard will open in each direction.

The Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor Project is an 8.5-mile light-rail line that will run between the Expo and Green Lines. The $2.billion-Measure R transit project will serve the Crenshaw Corridor, Inglewood, Westchester and the LAX areas with eight new stations, a maintenance facility, park & ride lots, traction power substations and the acquisition of rail vehicles and maintenance equipment.

Metro, the lead transportation planning and programming agency for Los Angeles County, is currently overseeing one of the largest public works programs in America with dozens of transit, highway and other transportation projects either under construction or in the planning stages. These include five new rail lines, a widening project for Interstate 5 and other major projects.

For more information on the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project visit metro.net/crenshaw or by email to crenshawcorridor@metro.net, by phone at (213) 922.2736 or follow the project at facebook.com/crenshawrail or twitter.com/crenshawrail.