Active Project List - Mobility & Traffic Engineering Division

Project Name Description Project Cost Funding Source Current Status Next Steps

Overland HFST Safety Improvements 

Installation of High Friction Surface Treatment (HFST) on curved segment of Overland Ave from Maytime Ln to Northgate St (0.17 mile).


CA Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) Cycle 10

In design

Community Meeting
Signalized Intersection Safety Improvements    Traffic signal modifications at 10 locations.  Improvements include new signal hardware, installation of protected left-turn phases, and implementation of leading pedestrian interval (LPI)

Locations are:
1.  Washington Blvd at Beethoven St
2.  Washington Blvd at Overland Ave
3.  Washington Blvd at Inglewood Blvd
4.  Culver Blvd at Sawtelle Blvd
5.  Overland Ave at Braddock Dr
6.  Overland Ave at Virginia Ave
7.  Jefferson Blvd at Hetzler Rd
8.  Centinela Ave at Green Valley Cir
9. Washington Blvd at Higuera St
$2,766,700 HSIP Cycle 10 In design

Expect to complete design 7/2023

Construction to begin 11/23

Unsignalized Intersections Safety Improvements    Safety improvements including addition of intersection lighting, installation/upgrade of stop signs and other warning and regulatory signs, and upgrade of intersection pavement markings at 12 unsignalized intersections on Washington Blvd, Sepulveda Blvd , Washington Pl, and Higuera St.  $1,545,700 HSIP Cycle 10
In design

Expect to complete design 7/2023

Construction to begin 11/23

Ince/Lucerne Intersection Redesign
Redesign of the intersection of Ince Blvd/Lucerne Ave using temporary devices and enhancements to pavement markings
$50,000 (estimated) City CIP (7/2022)

In design

Expect to complete design 7/2023

Construction to begin 11/23

Slow Streets Program Program established in 4 City neighborhoods using temporary COVID funds.  Provides  signage, barricades, and safety education for each location.  Run by community volunteers
$10,000/location Unfunded Coordinate with community volunteers to maintain current locations
Accept new requests and place on waiting list
Expo-Downtown Bike and Ped Improvements 
Bicycle and pedestrian improvements along Washington Blvd between Landmark Ave and Helms Ave, and along Robertson Blvd in the vicinity of the E-Line Station
$1,956,529 Metro Active Transportation (MAT) Grant
Washington Blvd improvements installed with Move CC project

Begin design process for Robertson Blvd

La Ballona Creek Bike Path Improvements  Design and construction of sustainability, safety, and accessibility improvements on the segment of the La Ballona Creek Bike Path from Duquesne Ave to National Blvd (1.1 miles) including re-surfacing with permeable pavement, installation of solar powered lighting, enhancements to signage and pavement markings, accessibility improvements, and landscaping.
$2,800,160 Baldwin Hills Conservancy Grant - $1,952,500

Local Match - 847,660

In design

Community Meeting 1/18/23

Complete design by August 2023

Begin Construction Octiber 2023
Traffic Safety Education  Citywide multi-modal traffic safety education program for seniors, working adults, school age students, and unhoused community members. 
$75,000 CA Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) 21/22
Contract awarded to Walk and Rollers Purchase safety equipment 

Begin community training
Overland-Playa Pedestrian and Bicycle Improvements Design of pedestrian improvements, HAWK signal at the library, and Class II and Class IV bike lanes on Overland Ave between Venice Blvd and the Transit Center (2.8 miles) $6,367,700

Measure M Sub Regional Fund (WCCOG) - $842,496

Unfunded - $5,525,204

In design

Community Meeting

Pursue construction funding

Complete Streets Design Guidelines    This project will prepare a comprehensive, community-driven Complete Streets Design Guidelines.   The Guidelines will identify complete streets elements and multimodal design improvements to enhance safety especially for the most vulnerable roadway users, including pedestrians, bicyclists, and transit riders, while still serving motorists $564,780 Sustainable Trans Planning Grant (Caltrans) - $500,000

Local Match - $6,000
Secure consultant contract

Begin draft guidelines

Plan for community meeting/input

Fox Hills Master Plan Fox Hills Master Plan covering land use and transportation.  The transportation system analysis includes parking supply and management to meet shortage for area residents.
$640,000 Unfunded Concept plan completed
Pursue future funding sources
Farragut Dr Bike Boulevard Project
Establishment of bike boulevard signage and pavement markings, traffic calming devices including speed cushions and traffic circle, ADA compliant curb ramps, and construction of missing sidewalk segments.  Farragut Dr between Overland Ave and Duquesne Ave
$1,500,000 (estimated)

Measure M - $250,000

Construction - Unfunded

Secure consultant contract

Begin design

Secure construction funding

Fox Hills NTMP and Bikeways project
Implement Class II and Class IV bike lanes on multiple area streets, enhancements to signage and pavement markings, and implementation of traffic calming devices including speed humps, bulb outs and traffic circles. $1,100,000 Metro Measure M - $600,000

Parking Fund - $162,000

Fox Hills NTMP - $150,000

City CIP - $150,000

In design

Community meeting held.

Present 100% plans to community

Pursue full construction funding

Safe Routes to School Upgrade curb ramps, enhance signs and markings at El Rincon Elementary, El Marino Elementary, Farragut Elementary and Middle Schools $200,000 City CIP  In design

Complete Final design by 6/203

Prepare for construction

I-405 SB Ramps at Sawtelle Blvd/Matteson Ave  Traffic signal modification to allow for protected left turn movement at freeway off-ramp $146,947 Sony Mitigation Funds In design

Obtain Caltrans permit.

Prepare for construction

Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) – ITS Improvements 
Install Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) improvements along Sepulveda Blvd between Jefferson Blvd and Centinela Ave.  Improvements include one changeable message sign (at Slauson), battery backup systems and video detection units.
$2,710,000 LAWA

In construction

Construction to be completed 7/2023
Arts District Parking Study Parking study along Washington Blvd within the Arts District $150,000

City CIP

  Release consultant RFP
Bicycle and Pedestrian Action Plan Implementation
Implementation of the bikeways network as recommended by the 2020 BPAP.  Projects would be implement in segments and contingent on future funding.  

Segments include:
1 - Overland Ave btw Venice Blvd and Sepulveda Blvd (Class IV)
2 - Sepulveda Blvd btw Ballona Creek Bridge and Jefferson Blvd (Class IV)
3 - Sepulveda Blvd btw Jefferson Blvd and Centinela Ave (Class IV)
4 - Jefferson Blvd btw Sepulveda Blvd and Higuera St (Class IV)
5 - Centinela Ave btw W City Limit and Sepulveda Blvd (Class II)
6 - Centinela Ave btw Sepulveda Blvd and E City Limit (Class IV)
7 - Culver Blvd btw Elenda St and Duquesne Ave (Class II)
8 - Green Valley Cir (Class II), Bristol Pkwy (Class II), Buckingham Pkwy (Class IV)
9 - Sawtelle Blvd btw Venice Blvd and Braddock Dr (Class II)
10 - Sepulveda Blvd btw Venice Blvd and Braddock Dr (Class II)
11 - Washington Blvd btw Harter Ave and Overland Ave (Class II)

12 - Washington Blvd btw Hargis St and Adams Blvd & Adams Blvd to LA City Limit (Class II)

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Segments 3, 4, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11 - Unfunded

Segment 1 - Included with Overland-Playa Project

Segment 2 - $250,000 (from 11111 Jefferson Project)

Segment 5 - Included with City paving project

Segment 8 -  Included with Fox Hills NTMP

Segment 12 - $200,000 City CIP

Segment 12 - to be incorporated with Move CC

Segment 8 - Design progressing with Fox Hills NTMP

Pursue grants, local funding and development agreements to secure funding for all segments.

Segments 2, 3, 7 - begin design 

Segment 5 - to be completed by Aug 2023.
Rancho Higuera NTMP - Phase 1 Neighborhood traffic calming plan currently under construction following the planning, design and community consultation. $348,000 Culver Studios Mitigation Phase 1 improvements complete Secure funding for phase 2
La Ballona Elementary School Safe Routes to School Pedestrian improvements around La Ballona Elementary School, including: curb extensions, ADA ramps, high-visibility crosswalks, controlled intersections with median refuge islands on Washington Blvd, street trees and pedestrian-scale lighting, protected bike lane on Elenda Street between Culver Blvd and Washington Blvd
$2,720,000 CA ATP Grant - Cycle 2
Project complete Finalize grant documentation
Main Street
Installation of automatic bollards for recurring closure of Main St for Farmer's Market $540,401 City CIP Construction contract to Council on 5/22

Begin construction July 2023

Traffic Signal Battery Backup System Install battery backup systems at 15 locations each year, beginning with critical and complex intersection that serve a large volume of traffic.  $150,000 Measure M Installation of first 15 units June 2023 Plan for purchase and installation of 15 units in FY 2023-24
Traffic Signal Synchronization Conduct traffic signal timing update at all of the City's signalized intersections.  Install additional limit line detection as necessary using video units at key intersections for traffic detection (vehicle, bicycle and pedestrian).  $200,000 LA County Prop C Secure consultant contract  
Traffic Signal Fiber Optic Upgrades Approximately 75% of the City's traffic signals are connected with copper twisted pair wiring.  Fiber optic cables will allow for all devices to function properly and without interruption.  $300,000 Measure M Secure consultant contract