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Market Street Improvements Project

Market Street Groundbreaking

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Latest Updates - November 2023

*Update: Due to unexpected weather conditions, street paving was extended to November 22, 2023.

In prepration for the upcoming holiday, the City's contractor is scheduled to perform asphalt paving, barring weather or other unforeseen delays, on:

Friday, November 10, 2023 – Saturday, November 18, 2023
Market Street between Atlantic Avenue and Cherry Avenue

No parking signs will be posted on both sides of Market Street at a minimum of three days prior to the start of work.

*Temporary full street closure of Market Street will be necessary to complete this paving work. Temporary full street closures will not be closed each day, and instead, limited by sections based on the contractor's daily progress. Access in and out of driveways during the construction working hours will therefore be restricted and is advisable to remove vehicles from your driveways or parking garages by 7:00 AM.  Access will be restored by 5:00 PM.

Market Street Improvements Project Construction Update MapThe City’s Contractor, All American Asphalt, began street construction in on Market Street during the week of August 1 – August 5, 2022. Due to rain in Late 2022-Early 2023, construction is anticipated to be completed by Early 2024.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding the project, please call the Department of Public Works at (562) 570-5160.
For emergencies, please call Jorge Ortega, All American Asphalt Superintendent, at (951)757-8056, or Chaz Kibler, All American Asphalt Foreman, at (714) 369-4580.

Project Information

Market Street Improvements Map

The $11 Million Market Street Pedestrian and Streetscape Enhancements project implements corridor-wide improvements along Market Street (between the LA River and 800 feet of Cherry Avenue). Originally identified in the North LB Street Enhancement Master Plan, the project also includes proposed recommendations from the North LB Walkability Plan. The project seeks to improve the overall mobility, safety, and built environment along the roughly 2.2-mile corridor for the North Long Beach community. Improving the streets and active transportation infrastructure will create a safer, healthier, better connected, and more inclusive Long Beach.

The project focuses on re-envisioning streets that support people of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds, while creating connections to neighborhood parks, churches, and schools. The project also aims to prevent traffic-related fatalities, shape safer streets, provide equitable active transport, and promote healthy communities.

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