LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A 57-hour bridge demolition and major street closure of one of the busiest entrances to the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is taking place this weekend.
The “Century Crunch” will shut down the corner of Century Boulevard and Aviation Boulevard July 25-28 as an old railroad bridge is demolished to make room for a new Crenshaw/LAX light rail station.
Demolition of the bridge will be streamed live online.
Century Boulevard will be closed at the intersection with Aviation Boulevard beginning at 9 p.m. Friday, July 25, through 6 a.m. Monday, July 28. The southbound Aviation Boulevard lane will be closed between Arbor Vitae and 104th Street.
Metro officials will also deploy a new MobileCommand Center to ease the flow of traffic around the key intersection.