Construction Update: 7/11/19

July 11, 2019

Preparatory work, including potholing and surveying, continues on Crenshaw Boulevard. Pipeline installation will soon begin at Crest Road, with crews working toward the new pump station site, north of Silver Spur Road, from Monday to Friday, between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. Please expect increased traffic delays and use alternate routes, such as Hawthorne Boulevard, to avoid construction-related traffic. As work takes place in stages along Crenshaw Boulevard, there will be temporary sidewalk closures around the construction zone in compliance with safety requirements.

Starting tomorrow, July 11, crews will conduct pressure testing inside the newly installed 24” and 30” drinking water pipelines beneath Palos Verdes Drive North, from Montecillo Drive to the Rolling Hills Little League ballfield parking lot. All work is scheduled to take place from Monday to Friday, between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. and will continue for approximately two weeks. During work hours, the eastbound lane of Palos Verdes Drive North, between Hitching Post Drive and Palos Verdes Drive East, will be reduced to one lane.

Restoration work continues along the Palomino Ranchos Bridle Trail, between Rolling Hills Road and the Rolling Hills Little League ballfield, from Monday to Friday, between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. The trail remains closed to the public and we encourage riders to avoid the area.

There will be periodic work on Rolling Hills Road, between Rolling Hills Road (private road) and Lariat Lane, from Monday to Friday, between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m.The southbound lane of Rolling Hills Road will be closed intermittently and there will be flaggers onsite to help facilitate alternating one-way traffic via the northbound lane. 

Crews are installing pipeline in the Botanic Garden Trail and the South Coast Botanic Garden property, between Crenshaw Boulevard and Rolling Hills Road. Work is taking place from Monday to Friday, between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. The Botanic Garden trail, from Blossom’s Trail to Rolling Hills Road, will remain closed for the safety of equestrians and crews.

Crews continue to work at the new pump station site on Crenshaw Boulevard, north of Silver Spur Road. Work is taking place from Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be traffic control in place during work hours and at least one lane of traffic will be open in each direction at all times.

For more information, please visit the project timeline on our Map & Timeline page. Please note that all provided construction dates are estimates, rather than exact deadlines, and may change based on many factors, such as unforeseeable field circumstances.