La Verne

City of

Full Street Closure - Wheeler Avenue at Railroad Crossing October 13, 2020 - January 1, 2021

CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY

Crews will be fully rebuilding the railroad crossing on Wheeler Ave. in the city of La Verne, as part of the 9.1-mile Foothill Gold Line light rail project. This work requires a full closure of Wheeler Ave. at the railroad crossing for approximately 21/2 months.

WHEN

Tuesday, October 13th and continuing daily thru Friday, January 1st, Wheeler Ave. will be fully closed to all traffic (vehicular and pedestrian) at the railroad crossing 24 hours a day/7 days a week. Arrow Highway (just south of the crossing) and Bonita Ave. (north of the crossing) will remain open and accessible by way of detour routes, see map below.

•  Crews plan to work daily during double shift hours of 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM. Overnight work and Sunday shifts may also be required.

TRAFFIC ADVISORIES

•  Wheeler Ave. will be fully closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic at the railroad crossing.
•  Access to homes and businesses on Wheeler Ave. within the closure area north and south of the railroad crossing will be maintained at all times, as well as access to Wheeler Park, Palomares Ave., 1st St., 2nd St., and 3rd St.

PLAN YOUR ROUTE AND BE PREPARED

A detour route (see map below) will be in place during the closure and signage will be posted to direct motorists and pedestrians. Please follow detour signs.

  • Wheeler Ave. will be fully closed to all traffic at the railroad crossing between Arrow Highway and Bonita Ave.
  • San Dimas Canyon (northbound and southbound) will serve as the main detour route, see details below.
  • Arrow Highway (eastbound and westbound) will remain open to all traffic.
  • Bonita Ave. (eastbound and westbound) will remain open to all traffic.

NOTE TO RESIDENTS/BUSINESS OWNERS

•  Noise from construction equipment will be produced near the active works zones.
•  Bus stops may be temporarily relocated, for more information:

•  Foothill Transit Bus:(800) RIDE-INFO/ (800) 743-3463 or www.foothilltransit.org 
•  Metro Bus: (323) GO-METRO / (323) 466-3876 or www.metro.net

STAY SAFE

Please obey all posted construction signs and do not enter the construction work zone.
Para información en español por favor llame o envíe un mensaje de texto a (626) 513-5788.

DOWNLOAD ANNOUNCEMENT

pdf Wheeler Crossing Notice (415 KB)