State of California • Department of Transportation
Date: October 31, 2023
District: 7, Los Angeles and Ventura counties
Contact: Allison Colburn
Phone: (213) 200-8694
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Updated Schedule for Overnight Closures of the
Vincent Thomas Bridge
LOS ANGELES ― The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) announces an updated timeline for the cable safety upgrades that began earlier this month on the Vincent Thomas Bridge. Due to unanticipated construction delays and to the upcoming holiday season, the project is now anticipated to be completed in early January.
Nighttime closures of the State Route 47 bridge will continue in November and January, with the exceptions of weekends and holiday periods, during which time construction is halted to accommodate holiday travel.
During planned construction dates, the closure in one or both directions of the bridge will occur beginning as early as 8 p.m. and will reopen by 6 a.m. the following mornings. This week, the closures will take place overnight on Wednesday, Nov. 1, and Thursday Nov. 2.
Motorists traveling southbound on SR 47 should take exit 1B to Ferry Street, turn left to take the on-ramp to northbound SR 47, continue onto northbound SR 103, take the exit for northbound SR 1 (Pacific Coast Highway) and then travel on SR 1 to the Interstate 110 (I-110) interchange.
Motorists traveling on northbound SR 47 should follow one of the following detour routes:
- From southbound I-110 exit at SR 1 (Exit 4), turn left on SR 1 and take either Harry Bridges Boulevard or SR 103 to SR 47.
- From northbound SR 47 Exit at Harbor Boulevard (Exit 1C), turn left to go northbound on Harbor Boulevard, turn right on Pacific Avenue, turn right on Harry Bridges Boulevard, which turns into Alameda Street, and then continue to SR 47.
- From southbound Harbor Boulevard, take the northbound I-110 on-ramp then exit at SR 1 (Exit 4), turn right on SR 1 and take either Harry Bridges Boulevard or SR 103 to SR 47.
Please see attached detour routes for more information. Motorists are advised to avoid the area and seek an alternate route if possible.
Construction schedules are subject to change due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances. Please visit the Caltrans Quickmap for the latest road conditions and closures.
Caltrans reminds motorists to be “Work Zone Alert” and “Slow for the Cone Zone.”