For immediate release:
Weekend Service Interruption: Metrolink Construction
Please be advised that current Metrolink maintenance activities will require weekend closures of the El Monte Busway. Beginning on August 20 and continuing until approximately December 1, 2004, buses will not service the El Monte Busway stops at L.A. County USC Medical Center or Cal State L.A. during the times shown below:
MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY Â NO SERVICE FROM 10:00 PM UNTIL 4:00 AM
WEEKENDS Â NO SERVICE FROM 10:00 PM EACH FRIDAY UNTIL 4:00 AM MONDAY
To travel to the Medical Center or Cal State L.A., passengers may board Metro Bus #70 at any of the following locations:
Â On Spring St. between 7th St. and Cesar Chavez Ave. in downtown L.A.
Â On Cesar Chavez Ave. at Alameda St.
Â On Marengo St. at State St. (L.A. County USC Medical Center)
Â On Ramona Blvd. at Campus Rd. (CSULA)
Â At El Monte Station
Additionally, the Metrolink San Bernardino Line for Saturdays and Sundays will also be impacted. Buses will replace some of the Saturday service trains that operate between San Bernardino and Riverside. Passengers traveling to or from Cal State L.A. will be transported by shuttle to or from Union Station or to or from the El Monte Station. (Carpool lanes on the 1-10 will also be closed during the weekend hours.)
For further information, call 1-800-COMMUTE or go to www.metrolinktrains.com.
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