Impacts of Project and Construction Activities

When will construction start and how long will it last?

Utility relocation is currently scheduled to begin October 2021 and construction activities related to repairs of the Whittier Narrows Dam is expected to begin October 2022. Construction is tentatively expected to be complete in the year 2026, barring any unforeseen issues.

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What mitigation measures will be implemented to address project impacts?

While construction-related inconveniences will be addressed and mitigated as appropriate, Pico Rivera will also suffer long-term impacts associated with this project: the City will lose 131 acres, or approximately 67% of its available recreational acreage. Additionally, the City of Pico Rivera already has one of the smallest park land per resident ratio in Los Angeles

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How will this project impact nearby local streets?

Small sections of Lincoln Avenue and Rosemead Boulevard that run parallel to the immediate project area (see map) will be raised by 6 feet. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is not anticipating having to completely shut down the streets throughout the course of the project and will, instead, work on these street modifications

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How will this project impact the San Gabriel River Bike Path?

The San Gabriel River Bike Path will be impacted to accommodate construction activities on the Whittier Narrows Dam. While the extent of these impacts are not currently known, more information will be added to this page as details become available. The City has requested that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) set up bike

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How will this project impact Bicentennial Park & the Sports Arena?

Bicentennial Park & the Sports Arena will be impacted by the project due to construction activities and necessary dam repairs. While the City has been attempting to clarify the details of the forthcoming disruptions to the area with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), currently the following known impacts include: January 15, 2022: Bicentennial

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How will this project impact Streamland Park?

Streamland Park will be impacted by the project due to construction activities and necessary dam repairs. While the City has been attempting to clarify the details of the forthcoming disruptions to Streamland Park with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), currently the following known impacts include: Now through September 2022: Streamland Park will be closed

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How will this project impact the Pico Rivera Golf Club?

The Pico Rivera Golf Club will be impacted by the project due to construction activities and necessary dam repairs. The golf course will first experience partial closures, followed by a full closure. While the City has been attempting to clarify the details of the forthcoming disruptions with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), currently

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What are the main impacts of this project on nearby community neighborhoods and the City as a whole?

Despite the significant benefits of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) repairing the dam, the following project impacts are expected for the Pico Rivera community: Since 1956, the City of Pico Rivera has leased federal land around the project area to provide recreation facilities for the community. Unfortunately, the Project will significantly disrupt local

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