SAN PEDRO, Calif. — November 26, 2014 — The Port of Los Angeles has announced the connector from Westbound SR-47 (Vincent Thomas Bridge) to Northbound I-110 will be closed intermittently, beginning Sunday, November 30 through Friday, December 12, from 7 p.m. to 5 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 originating from Terminal Island and Long Beach, heading toward the Harbor Freeway:

Preferred Alternate Route (in blue on map):
-Exit Harbor Blvd.
-Left on Front Street
-Right on Pacific Avenue (turns into John S Gibson Blvd.)
-Left on to I-110 North on-ramp from John S Gibson Blvd.

Additional Alternate Route (in purple on map):
-Exit Gaffey Street
-Right on Gaffey Street
-Right on Channel Street
-Left on Pacific Avenue (turns into John S Gibson Blvd.)
-Left on to I-110 North on-ramp from John S Gibson Blvd.

Please follow posted traffic signs accordingly. Similar closures are anticipated to occur over the next few months. For more information, visit www.portoflosangeles.org or call the Port of Los Angeles Construction Division at (310) 732-3522.

The SR-47/I-110 project will widen the westbound connector to 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 the Port of Los Angeles, 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.