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VA Long Beach Healthcare System


Construction Updates


The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close one lane on both directions of SR-22 (7th Street) from Channel Drive, directly in front of the Tibor Rubin VA Medical Center,  to Pepper Tree Lane just east of the VA.  Closures will  begin September 5, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The construction schedule will be in effect for two weeks as crews begin to upgrade sidewalk curb-ramps to meet the Americans with Disabilities Act and install new pedestrian push buttons.

The following sidewalks will close for two weeks 24/7, while multiple crews work in the area:

  • Intersection of Channel Drive and and 7th Street
  • Intersection of west Campus Drive and 7th Street
  • Intersection of Margo Avenue and 7th Street
  • Intersection of Pepper Tree Lane and 7th Street.

Detours will be provided for pedestrians during sidewalk closures. Motorists will experience delays and are encouraged to plan ahead. For real time freeway traffic information, please visit the Caltrans Quickmap:

Map CalTrans Curb Ramp Upgrades