From the Gold Line Construction Authority:
- City of Azusa – Alameda Ave closed permanently to thru-traffic at the railroad crossing starting today, August 20, 2013 - As part of the 11.5-mile Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension light rail project, Alameda Avenue will be permanently closed to thru-traffic at the railroad crossing in the city of Azusa starting today, August 20, 2013. The future Gold Line Azusa Downtown Station will be constructed at this location, requiring a permanent closure of Alameda Avenue at the railroad crossing. The closure began this morning at 7AM following the reopening of Pasadena and Virginia Avenues in the city within the last few days. Click here to view the associated construction notice.
- City of Azusa – Pasadena Ave Grade Crossing Work Complete; Street Open to Traffic (pictured above): Work on the Pasadena Ave grade crossing was completed on schedule yesterday and re-opened to traffic immediately after construction completion. The street is now open to pedestrian and vehicular traffic.
- City of Azusa – Utility Relocating Work Completed on Virginia Ave; Street Open to Traffic: After being closed for the last three months, Virginia Ave in Azusa re-opened to traffic this past Friday, August 16, 2013. Critical preliminary work has been underway by third party utility companies (such as SCE and Verizon), in preparation for the project’s grade crossing improvement work (to be conducted in 2014). Virginia Ave will be closed to traffic in the future for the grade crossing improvement work; a notice will be issued prior to that closure.
For a complete list of current and upcoming construction activity, visit: http://www.foothillextension.org/construction_phases/construction-updates/