Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chair Don Knabe has announced plans to contract for construction of reinforced concrete box and pipe storm drains and related structures in the vicinity of Industry and Hacienda Heights. The contract will also provide for the reconstruction of asphalt concrete pavement, curb, gutter, sidewalk, and driveways as needed as a result of the storm drain construction.
Work will take place on Clark Avenue, from Ridley Avenue to Ninth Avenue; Ninth Avenue, from San Jose Creek to Gale Avenue; Gale Avenue from Finegrove Avenue to Ninth Avenue; Palm Avenue from Finegrove Avenue to Ninth Avenue; Ridley Avenue from Palm Avenue to Wedgeworth Drive and from Los Robles Avenue to Lujon Street; Los Robles Avenue from Ridley Avenue to Ninth Avenue; Lujon Street from Darley Avenue to Ridley Avenue; and Valencia Avenue from Clark Avenue to Folger Street. This project is part of the County’s program for the construction, repair, and rehabilitation of its extensive flood control system and will provide flood protection to the local area.
The County Department of Public Works will open bids May 18 on a contract to perform the work. Public Works expects the work to start in August and take 180 working days to complete, ending in May 2005. Once work begins, Gale Avenue may be reduced to two traffic lanes, one lane for each direction, during daylight working hours.