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Weekend Traffic: Crenshaw Boulevard construction could cramp commute

Traffic comes to a stand still on the northbound and the southbound lanes of the Interstate 405 freeway near Los Angeles International Aiprort on November 23, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.
Traffic comes to a stand still on the northbound and the southbound lanes of the Interstate 405 freeway near Los Angeles International Aiprort on November 23, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.
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Cars heading down Crenshaw Boulevard in Los Angeles are going to see more traffic than usual Friday night.

Metro is closing a block Crenshaw Boulevard as part of its Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project. Crews will begin work on the underground stations at Crenshaw and Martin Luther King Jr. boulevards. 

Crenshaw Boulevard will be closed starting Friday at 10 p.m. between Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Stocker Street, and the road is expected to reopen Saturday at 1 p.m.

Read more about the work on Metro's blog The Source.

Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project

More planned closures are as follows: 

West County Connectors
I-405
SR-91
I-5
SR- 2
I-10
SR-57
US-101/SR-110
SR-47
I-215
Road Closure
Metro and Metrolink
Bike Route Alerts

This post has been updated.

Correction: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that Los Angeles International Airport would be affected by the closure on Crenshaw Boulevard. KPCC regrets the error.