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Front Street Reconstruction Project Will Begin, Expect Closures

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What to Know

  • Front Street will be closed between Broadway and West F Street
  • Traffic detours will take place from Jan. 25, 2020 to June 2021
  • Pedestrian walkways will be closed during construction

Front Street in downtown San Diego will be closed for more than a year as crews complete a reconstruction project meant to improve the safety of a federal building. 

All lanes will be closed of Front Street between Broadway and West F Street from Jan. 25, 2020 to June 21, 2021. Construction starts on Jan. 27.

Walkways near the project site will be closed for the duration of the 21-month construction. Drivers will not be able to park at E Street.

The easternmost lane of Front Street between Broadway and E Street will provide access to the underground parking garage located at 101 W Broadway and for turning Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) buses. There will be no thru traffic.

Front Street Construction Detour
U.S. General Services Administration

The purpose of the project is to reinforce and enhance the underpass where Front Street passes beneath a portion of the building. The reconstruction will increase safety for the Edward J. Schwartz Federal Building, according to the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA).

Front Street Closure
GSA Public Building Services
Left: What the site looks like now. Right: What they hope will look like after the construction.

For more information visit the GSA website.

NBC 7s Lauren Coronado has more information on the latest closure of Front St.
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