Long Beach L.A. River

Broken Sewage Pipe Leads to Beach Closures

sewage-pipes On Monday, July 18, a sewage spill from a broken sewage pipe in downtown Los Angeles entered the Los Angeles River, prompting the closure of all coastal beaches in Long Beach.

West Anaheim Street to Close For Improvements Nov. 23-24

street-repair-900x600 West Anaheim Street will close in both directions on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 23-24, in West Long Beach as crews continue a roadway improvement project on the thoroughfare. The closure will start at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov.

Weather Conditions Postpone Ocean Boulevard Pavement Improvement Project

long beach street repair project Due to adverse weather conditions, this weekend’s planned closure of eastbound Ocean Boulevard between the Gerald Desmond Bridge and downtown Long Beach has been postponed. The first phase of the road-repaving project has been rescheduled for December 14-17.

Eastbound Ocean Boulevard Closure Postponed

long beach street repair project Due to adverse weather conditions forecast for this weekend, the planned closure for repaving of eastbound Ocean Boulevard from the I-710 connectors to the L.A. River November 16-19 has been postponed. Traffic on the Gerald Desmond Bridge and the ramps to and from Pico Avenue will not be diverted.

$10 Million L.A. River Regional Stormwater Clean-Up Project Complete

la-river-long-beach250x250 An innovative regional environmental project to prevent hundreds of tons of trash from reaching the Long Beach coastline has been completed. The collaborative project, funded by $10 million in Federal Stimulus funds, involved the City of Long Beach and 15 upriver cities working together as the Los Angeles Gateway Authority.

Wrigley River Run Takes Off Saturday, June 6

wrigley-river-run Run a flat, fast course through Wrigley Village and along the L.A. River bike path in the Long Beach Neighboorhood Foundation’s 2nd Annual Wrigley River Run 5K/10K and Tadpole Trot on Saturday June 6, 2009. Last year’s Wrigley River Run was the focus of most of LBNF’s energies for 2008.

Stimulus Package to Benefit LB portion of Los Angeles River Estuary

la-river-long-beach The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District has announced the projects in Southern California and Arizona affected by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). Included in the act is $1,580,000 for the Los Angeles River Estuary located at the mouth of the L.A.

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