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Sunset Upper and Sunset Deer Debris Basin Clean-out from 12/26/2018 – 1/31/2019

Post Date:12/24/2018 12:14 PM

BURBANK, CA (December 24, 2018) – Los Angeles County Public Works will conduct Phase Two of clean-out operations at debris basins affected by the 2017 La Tuna Fire. Removal of this sediment and debris is necessary to maximize storage capacity following each significant debris-producing storm. The affected debris control facilities are Sunset Upper and Sunset Deer debris basins.

Los Angeles County Public Works crews will begin Phase Two of the debris clean-out from Wednesday, December 26, 2018 – Thursday, January 31, 2019 (no work on Sundays, New Year’s Eve, and New Year’s Day) from 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM. The haul route for the various transport loads of sediment clean out will begin from Country Club Drive southbound – to westbound Olive Ave. – to southbound First St. – to westbound Verdugo Ave. – to northbound Front St. – and, onto southbound Highway I-5 on-ramp. Truck routes are illustrated on the map below.

To expedite their operations, County crews require unobstructed access to County facilities. Please avoid parking vehicles or storing materials on streets near Basins on Country Club Drive during hauling operations. Parking restrictions (if necessary) will be posted 48 hours in advance.

For more information, please see this press release from Los Angeles County Public Works: Sediment Hauling and Flood Control Maintenance Activities.  


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