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METRO Blue Line Light Rail Closures Beginning January 25, 2019

New Blue Improvements Project

The nature of the work on the Blue Line will require portions of the line to be temporarily closed for two extended four-month closures beginning January 25, 2019.

Metro has designed a Bus Shuttle Service Plan during these closures to provide customers with a variety of service options during the New Blue Improvements Project.

South Closure: Friday night, January 25 - late May 2019

The southern portion of the line from Willowbrook/Rosa Parks Station to the Downtown Long Beach Station will be closed for four months while the northern portion of the alignment remains open.

Closed stations include:

Willowbrook/Rosa Parks (Blue Line only; Green Line remains open)

  • Compton
  • Artesia
  • Del Amo
  • Wardlow
  • Willow St
  • Pacific Coast Highway
  • Anaheim St
  • 5th St
  • 1st St
  • Downtown Long Beach
  • Pacific Av

North Closure: Late May - September 2019

Once the southern portion of the alignment is reopened, the northern portion of the alignment will be closed for four months from the Willowbrook/Rosa Parks Station to the 7th St/Metro Center.

Closed stations include:

  • Willowbrook/Rosa Parks (Blue line only; Green Line remains open)
  • 103rd St/Watts Towers
  • Firestone
  • Florence
  • Slauson
  • Vernon
  • Washington
  • San Pedro St
  • Grand/LATTC
  • Pico
  • 7th St/Metro Center


Click Here to Go to the METRO website for more details.