The city has announced plans to widen Culver Boulevard between Sepulveda Blvd. and Elenda Street (Elenda is the street with the traffic light). If the above 'simulation' illustration (looking eastbound at Huron Ave.) is any indication, the project will include the creation of (very welcome) left-hand turn lanes. And considering the way west-bound Culver Blvd. backs up in the evenings, presumably it would also include an extension of the right-hand turn lane to allow easier turns onto northbound Sepulveda Blvd. Still, I hope they don't mess too much with the lovely greenery that surrounds the bike lane on the north side of the street.

Here's what the city has to say about the project, which is the continuation of the widening of Culver Boulevard that was started by CALTRANS as part of the 405 Freeway widening in 2002:

The Public Works Department is excited about this project as it will resolve many traffic issues along this reach of Culver Boulevard; will incorporate an environmentally friendly component in the form of a green street design and bio swales in the bike path/landscape area; and provide for a safer and more aesthetically pleasing street.  

On January 21, the city hosted a meeting to discuss these changes, but I was not able to attend. Did anyone else go? If so, please share your observations in the comments section below.

Views: 465

Comment

You need to be a member of Culver City Times to add comments!

Join Culver City Times

The Culver City Times is the news and social network for Culver City.  Stay informed.  Join now!

      • Got news you think everyone should know? Blog it.

• Have a show or attending a benefit? Put it on the calendar.
• Got video of the big game? Embed it.
• Photos of your business or the school play? Upload them.

For daily updates

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner

Latest Activity

Donald Shapiro posted a photo
Friday
Lucy Pollak posted an event
Thumbnail

The Goodbye Girl at UCLA James Bridges Theatre

January 25, 2018 at 8pm to January 28, 2018 at 10pm
Thursday
Lucy Pollak posted an event
Thumbnail

The Hothouse by Harold Pinter at Kiki & David Gindler Performing Arts Center

January 18, 2018 at 8pm to March 11, 2018 at 2pm
Jan 7
Donald Shapiro posted a photo
Jan 6
Elsa Martinez is now a member of Culver City Times
Jan 3
Donald Shapiro posted a photo
Jan 3
Donald Shapiro posted a photo
Dec 30, 2017
Lucy Pollak posted an event
Thumbnail

The Chosen at The Fountain Theatre at The Fountain Theatre

January 17, 2018 at 8pm to March 25, 2018 at 2pm
Dec 30, 2017

© 2018   Created by Culver City Times.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service