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Gladstone Street in San Dimas to close as rail construction gets underway – Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
By Javier Rojas
July 7, 2020
Construction on the L Line extension project gets underway this week in San Dimas, leading to road closures that are expected to last for three months.
Kiewit-Parsons, the firm building the project, will have crews on Gladstone Street, requiring it to be shut down at the railroad crossing starting Friday, July 10. The closure will last through September 30, according to the Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority, the agency overseeing the project.
The work at this segment includes the relocation of underground utilities and freight tracks and the installation of new light rail tracks. New safety equipment will also be installed.
This section of the project was originally scheduled to start in early August but was moved up at the request of San Dimas city officials. There were concerns about an elementary school near the train tracks and the traffic construction would cause, according to Lisa Levy Buch, chief communications officer for the Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority.
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