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2/21/18

Overnight Closures of 101 Freeway Planned as Sixth Street Viaduct Falsework Goes Up Over Freeway
Northbound Full Closure; Partial Southbound Closure
Starts 11:00 p.m. Monday, February 26th

OVERVIEW
As part of the on-going construction of the $482 million Sixth Street Viaduct Replacement Project, the Bureau of Engineering and its construction partners, Skanska-Stacy & Witbeck (SSW), will require overnight closures of the 101 Freeway to install falsework over the freeway.
Nightly closures will last six hours and start Monday February 26, 2018 through Friday March 2, 2018 (ending Saturday morning). Falsework provides a temporary structural support for the bridge while it is being constructed.

LOCATION
101 Freeway between N5 and N101 Connector and E60 & N101 Connector to 1st Street, eastside of LA River in Boyle Heights.

CLOSURE DETAILS
Monday February 26 through Thursday March 1, 2018
All NB lanes of 101 Freeway closed, and two SB lanes closed, 11 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Friday March 2, 2018
All NB lanes of 101 Freeway closed, and two SB lanes closed, from 12 midnight to 6 a.m. Saturday

DETOUR INFORMATION
Northbound Detour:
N5, E60 to N101 will all be detoured to N5 > 4th St. > Boyle Ave. > 1st St. > N101
Southbound Detour Option (one lane remains open):
S101 > E10 > S710

PROJECT INFORMATION
The Sixth Street Viaduct Replacement Project is the City’s on-going $482 million bridge replacement project, led by the Bureau of Engineering, with funding from the Federal Highway Administration, State, and City. For more information about the project, please go to www.sixthstreetviaduct.org.

MEDIA CONTACT
Mary Nemick, Director of Communications, Bureau of Engineering –
213-485-5085 and mary.nemick@lacity.org

 

 

8/13/16

ROCK DAY LA - Own a Piece of the Sixth Street Viaduct
Saturday . August 13 . 2016
10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
585 S. Santa Fe, LA CA 90015
Next to the Sixth Street Viaduct

 

 

2/5/16

Did You Catch Mayor Garcetti's #101SlowJam re: the 40 Hour Closure of the 101 Fwy?

 

 

1/22/15

Community Briefing

Thursday, January 28, 2016, 6:00pm - 7:30 pm
Puente Learning Center
501 S. Boyle Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90033

View more details here

 

 

1/15/16

40-HOUR FULL CLOSURE OF 101 FREEWAY
Demolition of Sixth Street Viaduct Over Freeway

Friday, February 5, 2016 at 10:00 p.m. and ending on Sunday, February 7, 2016 at 2:00 p.m.
Viaduct will close to traffic by end of January

The City of Los Angeles Bureau of Engineering has announced that US Rte 101 will be closed for 40 hours to enable safe demolition of a section of the Sixth Street Viaduct, located over the freeway. The viaduct will be closed to all traffic by end of January as part of the $445 million Sixth Street Viaduct Replacement Project.

View the Press Release Here

View the full Construction Update here

 

 

10/12/15

Sixth Street Bridge Farewell Festival

View photos from the Sixth Street Bridge Farewell Festival Photo Booth here

 

 

 

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