Stay updated on important issues vital to the repair and growth of our infrastructure. See ongoing develoments with construction projects in various industries and how they are affected by COVID-19.
Landside Access Modernization Program (LAMP)
During these unprecedented times the Landside Access Modernization Program (LAMP) and terminal modernization projects continue. Per the federal, state and local classification of airports and public works projects as essential operations, construction on the future of LAX continues to move forward. Developers and contractors are implementing a variety of measures to avoid the spread of COVID-19 and protect workers.
Hollywood Burbank Airport
Hollywood Burbank Airport is operating normally, and are working closely with City of Burbank Emergency Management Division and Los Angeles County Department of public Health for coordination.
Ports & Harbors
Port of Long Beach
The Port of Long Beach is considered an essential operation and will not affect port workers.
Port of Los Angeles
The Port of Los Angeles remains open and operational amid COVID-19. There are currently no reports of any vessel impacts due to COVID-19 at any of our terminals. All Port of Los Angeles terminals are open and operational; cargo volumes at approximately 80% of normal traffic.
Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement Project
As an important part of the transportation system, the bridge project will continue construction at this time. All necessary precautions are being taken to protect the health of workers.
DMV field offices to continue serving the public during the COVID-19 outbreak.
All California schools will remain closed to students through the end of the 2019-2020 school year as a result of increased COVID-19 cases throughout the state.
Social Secutiry Office
All local Social Security offices will be closed to the public for in-person service.
The CDCR suspended large-scale construction projects located within the secure perimeter of CDCR facilities. Limited construction activities are continuing as necessary.
The governor’s shutdown order doesn’t apply to the vast majority of construction projects in California because its workers are on projects directly related to critical issues like trade, transportation, health care, supply chain and state operations.
Rail & Transit
High-Speed Rail Construction Projects
State officials are still figuring out how to best protect people and prevent the spread of the virus while continuing to move forward on important infrastructure projects. High-speed rail construction will continue under COVID-19.
Metro Construction Projects
Despite ridership down and modest service reductions construction is not being impacted by COVID-19 at this time.
Caltrans Construction Operations
Californians working in 16 critical infrastructure sectors identified by the federal government may continue working because of the importance of these sectors to California’s health and wellbeing. This includes the transportation sector.
Roads & Highways
Roads & Highways Construction Projects
“Essential Infrastructure,” includes roads and highways and public transportation. Construction and maintenance projects vital to a fully functioning transportation systems are currently moving forward.
Several water infrastructure projects are considered essential business and operations will continue.