SAN PEDRO, Calif. — April 3, 2014 — The Port of Los Angeles has announced the connector from Gaffey Street to the Eastbound (EB) SR-47/Vincent Thomas Bridge and EB Harbor Boulevard off-ramp will be closed Sunday, April 6, through Thursday, April 10, during the hours of 7 p.m. to 6 a.m., as part of a major roadway project to improve the Harbor Freeway and nearby surface streets in San Pedro and Wilmington.

The following alternate routes are suggested for traffic traveling eastbound on the SR-47, heading toward Long Beach and/or Harbor Blvd. in San Pedro:

EB SR-47 alternate route (shown below in blue):

-Exit at John S. Gibson/Channel St. off-ramp
-Right on John S. Gibson Blvd. (becomes Pacific Ave)
-Left on Front Street (becomes Harbor Blvd.)
-Right onto on-ramp to Eastbound SR-47

-Exit at Channel Street off-ramp
-Right on Gaffey Street
-Right on Channel Street
-Right on Pacific Avenue
-Left on Front Street (becomes Harbor Blvd.)

Please follow posted traffic signs accordingly. Similar closures are anticipated to occur over the next few months. For future updates, visit www.portoflosangeles.org or call the Project Construction Manager Prashant Konareddy at (310) 732-3362.

The SR-47/I-110 project will widen the westbound connector to the I-110 North by adding a second lane that starts after the Vincent Thomas Bridge and extends beyond the John S. Gibson Boulevard off-ramp. Construction is paid for through funding by Port of Los Angeles revenues, the Federal Safe Accountable Flexible Efficient Transportation Equity Act (SAFETEA-LU), State of California Trade Corridor Improvement Fund (TCIF), and Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) Prop C Funds.

The Port of Los Angeles is America’s premier port and has a strong commitment to developing innovative strategic and sustainable operations that benefit the economy as well as the quality of life for the region and the nation it serves. As the leading seaport in North America in terms of shipping container volume and cargo value, the Port generates more than 830,000 regional jobs and $35 billion in annual wages and tax revenues. The Port of Los Angeles – A cleaner port. A brighter future.