As part of the construction of the Expo Light Rail Line Phase 2, work
crews will begin all the necessary activities to support the
construction of the Centinela Avenue Bridge, including implementing new
traffic controls and excavation for the bridge foundations
on the Expo Right-of-Way (ROW) in the City of Los Angeles and City of
Santa Monica. The work is being managed and performed by the Expo Phase 2
design-build contractor Skanska-Rados Joint Venture (SRJV) and its
What: Centinela Avenue Bridge Construction
Work Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday - City of Los Angeles
8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday - City of Santa Monica
Where: Construction will take place on the Expo Right-of-Way (ROW).
When: Work activities for this work are scheduled as follows:
Restriping Traffic Lanes
Thursday, July 5, 2012 (Night Work) â€“ 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
K-rail (Concrete Barrier Installation)
Friday, July 6, 2012 (Day Work)
Monday, July 9 through Friday, July 13 (Day Work)
Bridge Construction (begins)
Monday, July 16 ( Day Workâ€”approximately 12 months)
Construction of the Centinela Bridge will be implemented in stages.
Initial stages will include the realignment and restriping of traffic
lanes on Centinela Avenue between Exposition Boulevard and Olympic
Boulevard. Crews will place k-rail (concrete barriers)
on both sides of Centinela Avenue at the Expo ROW crossing. Abutment
excavation will take place directly behind the k-rail, to prepare the
area for the actual bridge construction. All construction activities
will be limited to areas behind the k-rail on the
â€¢ Centinela Avenue will remain open to through traffic at all times
during these construction activities. However, traffic lanes will be
realigned for restriping for the k-rail installation. A lane in each
direction will remain open at all times.
â€¢ Electronic message boards, directional signage and/or flagmen will be
used to safely direct vehicles and pedestrians around the construction
â€¢ Pedestrian access through the Expo ROW crossing will be maintained on
the east side of Centinela Avenue via a designated walkway installed by
â€¢ Parking restrictions will be strictly enforced at all times and
signage with specific restrictions will be in place in all construction
â€¢ Local access to businesses and residences will be maintained throughout all construction activities.
â€¢ Noise levels will be monitored to ensure work performed is within the necessary compliance levels.
â€¢ Please obey all posted construction signs and do not enter the construction work zone
Please be advised that construction schedules are subject to change. For
the latest updates and news, please contact the EXPO Hotline at
213-922-EXPO or visit their website at