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Weekend Traffic: 710 freeway connector to close for 30 months

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 05:  Traffic on the northbound and southbound lanes of the 110 Harbor Freeway starts to stack up during rush hour traffic on February 5, 2013 in Los Angeles, United States. According to a report, traffic congestion was the second-worst in the country in the greater Los Angeles area.
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 05: Traffic on the northbound and southbound lanes of the 110 Harbor Freeway starts to stack up during rush hour traffic on February 5, 2013 in Los Angeles, United States. According to a report, traffic congestion was the second-worst in the country in the greater Los Angeles area.
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This one's a doozy if you regularly head to the Port of Long Beach: The 710 freeway connector to westbound Ocean Boulevard will be closed for 30 months starting Saturday at 10 a.m.

Map of closed connector

Crews will demolish and rebuild the ramp to westbound Ocean Boulevard this weekend, as part of the $1.2 billion Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement Project.

RELATED: 710 freeway connector to close for 2 and a half years

Commuters heading south on the 710 freeway toward Terminal Island will be diverted onto southbound Pico Avenue, then to an on-ramp that rejoins westbound Ocean Boulevard to cross the Gerald Desmond Bridge.

West County Connectors
I-710
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