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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Oxford Basin Progress Reported

By Los Angeles County Department of Public Works

Note: This update of Oxford Basin progress is part of the commitment made by the LA County Department of Public Works to keep interested parties apprised of the Oxford Basin progress. All photos are also from the LA County Department of Public Works.

The Oxford Basin Multiuse Enhancement Project is designed to enhance flood protection and reduce storm water pollution while improving the quality of the ecosystem and adding passive recreational amenities to the facility. For more information, visit the project website at dpw.lacounty.gov/go/oxford.

Construction continues on the Oxford Basin Project and the project is on track for an on-time completion in Spring 2016. Significant progress has been made in recent weeks. Visit the project website for the latest developments.

Project construction commenced in June 2015 and is scheduled for completion in Spring 2016. Working hours are currently scheduled for 7 AM to 4 PM, Monday through Friday.

The new tide gates have been successfully installed and are now operable and ready to handle winter storms. The structural components of the circulation berm have also been installed. Other work inside the basin continues. Intermittent lane closures and moderate traffic impacts are anticipated on Admiralty Way and Washington Boulevard. For the duration of construction, the sidewalk along the project perimeter on Admiralty Way will be closed to pedestrians.

The new tide gates at Oxford Basin have been installed and are operable to accommodate the current storm season.

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The structural components of the circulation berm have been properly installed.

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