‘Century Crunch’ Construction Going as Planned, Roads Should Reopen Monday Morning as Scheduled

So far, Day Two of the “Century Crunch” looks a lot like Day One.

Traffic was running smoothly early Sunday as major construction work continued around Century and Aviation boulevards near the entrance to Los Angeles International Airport. Surface-street traffic is being rerouted three miles around the intersection, which is scheduled to reopen by 6 a.m. Monday.

Transportation officials had warned drivers that the project could cause major traffic delays. Forty traffic officers and engineers have been posted at 21 intersections around the airport to help with traffic flow.

On Saturday, construction crews demolished an old railroad bridge to begin construction on a new commuter rail station. By 9 a.m., the bridge was knocked down and crews had begun hauling away debris.

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