# 09-05Rosecrans Avenue Improvement Project - Construction Begins January 9th, 2012
Project Engineer: Akbar Farokhi, Senior Engineer
This project will add a lane on westbound Rosecrans Avenue between the 405 off ramp and Isis Avenue. This will include pavement reconstruction, sidewalk repair and replacement, the addition of ADA ramps, as well as retaining wall and stormdrain work. In addition, traffic signal improvements will be made at the intersections with Isis Ave., Ocean Gate Ave., and Inglewood Ave.
The project contract was awarded to EBS General Engineering Inc. Construction will last from January to April 2012 (weather permitting).
IMPORTANT 405 FREEWAY ALTERNATIVE ROUTE INFORMATION (also see map below)
405 freeway – Southbound Rosecrans Avenue West Off ramp
The southbound exit of the 405 Freeway at the Rosecrans Avenue West (Manhattan Beach) off ramp will be temporary impacted and one lane will be occasionally closed due to the Rosecrans Avenue Street Improvement Project. As an alternate route to travel west on Rosecrans Avenue use the next southbound exit which is the Rosecrans Avenue East off ramp. The Rosecrans Avenue East off ramp will connect to Hindry Avenue. Turn right on Hindry Avenue to travel in the northerly direction and then turn left at the intersection with Rosecrans Avenue to travel westbound on Rosecrans Avenue.
Rosecrans Avenue – 405 Freeway Northbound On Ramp
The northbound 405 Freeway on ramps (accessed via both westbound and eastbound Rosecrans Ave.) will be partially closed to traffic during the project, between January 17-30. The suggested detours are:
Travelling eastbound on Rosecrans Avenue - via Inglewood Avenue: Eastbound on Rosecrans Avenue and turn right (southbound) on Inglewood Ave. There is an on ramp to the 405 North in approximately 0.75 miles
- via Aviation Boulevard: Eastbound on Rosecrans Avenue and turn left (northbound) on Aviation Boulevard. Continue northbound for approximately 1 mile to El Segundo Boulevard. Turn right (eastbound) on El Segundo Boulevard. There is an on ramp to both the 405 north and south in approximately 0.5 miles.
Travelling westbound on Rosecrans Avenue - via Inglewood Avenue (Detour No.1): Westbound on Rosecrans Avenue and turn right (northbound) on Inglewood Ave. Continue northbound for 1.0 mile to El Segundo Boulevard. Turn left (westbound ) on El Segundo Boulevard. There is an on ramp to the 405 North in approximately 1.0 miles
- via Inglewood Avenue (Detour No.2): Westbound on Rosecrans Avenue and turn left (southbound) on Inglewood Ave. Continue southbound there is an on ramp to the 405 North in approximately 0.75 miles
- via Aviation Boulevard: continue westbound on Rosecrans Ave and turn right (northbound) on Aviation Blvd. Continue northbound for approximately 1.0 miles to El Segundo Blvd. Turn right (eastbound) on El Segundo Blvd. There is an on ramp to both the 405 north and south in approximately .5 miles.