Advisory: Partial Closure of Benedict Canyon Beginning May 1 to November 30

Councilmember Paul Koretz & LADWP to Announce Construction Project Details and Traffic Plan

WHAT:
Media are invited to join Councilman Paul Koretz (CD5) and the Los Angeles Department of Water & Power (LADWP), along with representatives from Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) and Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) officials as they announce the start of a major water system infrastructure project to replace a mile of aging water pipeline and detail project’s traffic plan.

This major LADWP infrastructure investment will ensure reliability and increased capacity for the delivery of high quality drinking water to the residents of Los Angeles in the Benedict Canyon area and will include four new fire hydrants for enhanced fire protection capacity in the community.

The partial closure will take place May 1 to November 30, 2018 from Mulholland Drive to Hutton Drive between the hours of 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on scheduled Saturdays. Benedict Canyon and Liebe Drive will be open to traffic outside of the closure hours.

WHO:
Councilmember Paul Koretz (CD 5)
LADWP COO Marty Adams
LAFD Chief Armando Hogan
Representative from LADOT
Nickie Miner, President of Benedict Canyon Homeowners Association

WHEN:
Thursday April 26, 2018

8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

WHERE:
Empty field across from Fire Station 99 on the south side of Mulholland Drive.
14145 Mulholland Drive. Los Angeles, CA 91423
(If heading north on Benedict Canyon Blvd., make a left on Mulholland until you arrive at Clarendon Road)

ADDITIONAL INFO:
Parking available along north and south sides of Mulholland Drive between Beverly Glen and Benedict Canyon.

NOTE:
Press conference will take place on grass field. Please where flat shoes.

CONTACTS:
Albert Rodriguez, LADWP, albert.rodriguez@ladwp.com, (213) 841-4142
Alison Simard, Council District 5, Alison.simard@lacity.org, (213) 505-7467

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