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Emergency Shelter Improvements Project 5/9/2024 Emergency shelter improvements are coming and is estimated to be completed by July 2024.
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Fire Station 9 Project 5/9/2024 Major improvements for Fire Station 9 are underway soon beginning June 2024.
MacArthur Park Rehabilitation Project 4/4/2024 Major upgrades are coming to MacArthur Park!
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Victoria Street between Susana Road and Long Beach Boulevard Project 3/26/2024 Street improvements are coming to Victoria Street between Susana Road and Long Beach Boulevard beginning April 2024.
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Harding Street Between Cherry Avenue and Orange Avenue 2/29/2024 Street upgrades are coming to Harding Street between Orange Avenue and Cherry Avenue.
Studebaker Corridor Complete Streets Project Community Meeting 2/20/2024 The community is invited to learn about the proposed design for the Studebaker Corridor Complete Streets Project on Saturday, March 2, 2024, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the El Dorado Park West Community Center (2800 Studebaker Rd.).
Alamitos Bay Water Quality Enhancement Project Virtual Community Meeting 1/18/2024 Please join the City of Long Beach in hosting a virtual community meeting for the Alamitos Bay Water Quality Enhancement Project on January 29, 2024 at 5:30 p.m.
Junipero Sports Courts Project 1/18/2024 Enhancements to the Junipero Beach area are scheduled to begin late January 2024.
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14th Street Park Improvements Project 1/17/2024 Improvements are coming to the 14th Street Park!
Treecycling 2023 12/12/2023 Recycle your holiday tree at one of our 12 free drop-off locations from December 26, 2023 - January 12, 2023. This holiday season, keep the memories and recycle the tree!
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Colorado Lagoon Open Channel Project Virtual Community Meeting 12/4/2023 Please join the City of Long Beach for a virtual community meeting to learn about the latest updates on the project. Meeting registration is required.
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Alamitos Avenue Between East Ocean Boulevard and East 7th Street Project 11/28/2023 Street paving improvements are coming to Alamitos Avenue between East Ocean Boulevard and East 7th Street starting late 2023.
Harding Street Between Atlantic Avenue and Orange Avenue Project 11/28/2023 Harding Street is scheduled for street improvements beginning December 2023.
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Shoemaker Bridge Replacement Project Community Meeting 11/28/2023 Please join the City of Long Beach for an in-person community meeting on December 9, 2023 at the Jenny Oropeza Community Center at Cesar Chavez Park.
Drake Park Community Center Improvements 11/9/2023 Roof, HVAC, and energy efficiency improvements are coming to the Drake Park Community Center! 
Alamitos Concession Grand Opening
Alamitos Beach Concession Stand Grand Opening 11/3/2023 Please join the City of Long Beach for the grand opening of the Alamitos Beach Concession Stand on Friday, November 10, 2023 at 5:00 p.m.
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Call for Volunteers for the 16th Annual Bike and Pedestrian Count 10/9/2023 Make an impact to the City's infrastructure by signing up to volunteer to count bicyclists and pedestrians across key intersections in Long Beach. The data collected during these counts provide importrant data for transportation planners and traffic engineers to make informed decisions about the City's transportation network.
Houghton Park Playground Project Community Meeting 9/26/2023 Interested in upcoming plans for Houghton Park Playground? Stop by the Doris Topsy-Elvord Community Center on October 11!
Scherer Park Community Center Project 9/25/2023 Construction is slated to begin October 2023 for the Scherer Park Community Center Project.
Long Beach Pride Lifeguard Tower Community Meeting 9/19/2023 Please join the City of Long Beach to learn about proposed improvements for the Long Beach Pride Lifeguard Tower on September 27, 2023 at 5:30 p.m. at the Bixby Park Community Center!
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Street Sweeping Cancelled on Monday, August 21, 2023 8/20/2023 To support the storm cleanup efforts as a result from Tropical Storm Hilary, the City of Long Beach is cancelling scheduled street sweeping for Monday, August 21, 2023.

For more information about Tropical Storm Hilary, please visit the City's storm updates page at longbeach.gov/lbrain.
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Bay Shore Branch Library Renovations 8/9/2023 Upgrades to the Bay Shore Branch Library are set to begin starting this month.
Market Street Improvements Project Temporary Closure 8/7/2023 A section of Market Street will be temporarily closed for street improvements from August 21 to August 23, barring weather or other unforeseen delays.
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Admiral Kidd Park Playground Grand Opening 8/4/2023 Please join the City of Long Beach for a grand opening ceremony of the Admiral Kidd Park Playground on Saturday, August 19, 2023 at 11:00 a.m.!
Artesia Great Boulevard Project Single Lane Access 7/31/2023 Temporary single lane access at 3 locations on Artesia Boulevard will occur during the month of August 2023.
Refuse Operator Hiring Event 6/28/2023 Kick start your Refuse Operator career with the Long Beach Public Works Department at the one-day Refuse Operator Hiring Event on Saturday, July 22, 2023 at 8:30 a.m. in the Main Health Building (2525 Grand Avenue).
Junior Lifeguard Facility Ribbon Cutting 6/20/2023 Please join the City of Long Beach on Friday, June 23, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. near the Claremont Lauch Ramp (Ocean Boulevard/Claremont Place) for a ribbon cutting ceremony of the new Junior Lifeguard Station.
Belmont Beach & Aquatics Center Project Community Meeting 6/15/2023 Please join us for a project update for the Belmont Beach and Aquatics Center Project to discuss proposed plans and next steps on June 27 at 5:30 p.m. at the Will Rogers Middle School Auditorium.
El Dorado Regional Stormwater Capture Project Online Community Meeting 6/14/2023

Join us on June 28, 2023 at 6:00 p.m via Zoom for an online community meeting to discuss future upgrades to regional stormwater improvements in the El Dorado Area!

Wardlow Park Roof Improvements 6/13/2023 Roof improvements are coming to Wardlow Park this summer!
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Learn About the Future of the Silverado Park Playground 5/15/2023 Join the City of Long Beach at the Silverado Park Community Center on May 31, 2023 to learn about future of the Silverado Park Playground.
FREE Shred Events 5/15/2023 Long Beach Public Works is hosting free shred events to help residents securely dispose of confidential documents.
Wrigley Greenbelt Grand Opening 5/9/2023 Celebrate the grand opening of the Wrigley Greenbelt with us on May 19, 2023!
Learn About the 1st Street Pedestrian Improvements Project at Celebrate Downtown 3/21/2023 Public Works will be tabling at Lincoln Park on March 23, 2023 during Celebrate Downtown.
Skylinks Regional Stormwater Capture Project Online Community Meeting 3/14/2023 Join the online community meeting on March 29, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. to learn about future regional stormwater improvements.
Street Improvements Coming to 4th Street (Alamitos-Almond) 3/8/2023 Street surfacing improvements are starting soon on 4th Street between Alamitos Avenue and Almond Avenue.
Ramona Park Playground Project Community Meeting 3/6/2023 Join the City of Long Beach on Thursday, March 16, 2023 at 5:30 p.m. at the Ramona Park Communty Center to learn about the Ramona Park Playground Project.
Artesia Great Boulevard Breaks Ground for Major Corridor Improvements 2/2/2023 The City of Long Beach kicks off the start of street improvements on Artesia Boulevard between Harbor Avenue/Susana Road and Downey Avenue from early 2023 to early 2024.
4th Street Improvements 1/23/2023 Street resurfacing improvements are coming to 4th Street between Elm Avenue and Alamitos Avenue!
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FREE Holiday Treecycling Available 11/29/2022 Recycle your holiday tree at one of our 12 free drop-off locations from December 26, 2022 - January 6, 2023. This holiday season, keep the memories but recycle the tree!
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Colorado Lagoon Open Channel Project Virtual Community Meeting 10/28/2022 Join the City of Long Beach on Monday, November 7, 2022 for a virtual community meeting about the Colorado Lagoon Open Channel Project.
Long Beach Boulevard Street Improvements Project 10/27/2022 Street improvements are coming to Long Beach Boulevard between Victoria Street and Neece Street!
City of Long Beach to Launch Micro-Transit Shuttle Program for the Belmont Shore and Downtown Areas 10/26/2022 Beginning Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022, the City of Long Beach will debut its Micro-Transit Shuttle Program in the Belmont Shore-Alamitos Bay neighborhoods, with service in the Downtown-Alamitos Beach neighborhoods to follow in the coming weeks.
Slurry Seal Projects News
Slurry Seal Pilot Projects Coming to an Area Near You 9/7/2022 To keep Long Beach streets in good repair, crews will be making improvements.
El Dorado Duck Pond News
El Dorado Duck Pond Construction Coming Soon 9/6/2022 Improvements coming to El Dorado Duck Pond starting September 2022, with an estimated completion of late 2023.
MacArthur Park Improvements Survey 8/23/2022 Make your vision into a reality! Help us finalize the park design before construction begins!
Spring Street Calming Project
Safety Improvements In Progress on Spring Street 8/22/2022 Spring Street between Lagoda Avenue and the I-605 Freeway is receiving safety improvements from August 2022 to September 2022.
SB 205 Business License Form Available Online 8/18/2022 By State law, the SB 205 Business License Form must be completed prior the issuance of a new or renewed business license.

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Loynes Drive Improvements 7/28/2022 Improvements have begun on Loynes Drive between Bellflower Boulevard and Bixby Village Drive.
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Pedestrian and Streetscape Enhancements Coming to Market Street 7/22/2022 Corridor-wide improvements along Market Street are estimated to begin early August.
PMP News
Check Out The 2021 Pavement Management Plan (PMP) Results 7/22/2022 In 2020, the City of Long Beach contracted Infrastructure Management Services, LLC (IMS) to conduct a comprehensive pavement condition assessment and pavement management analysis on approximately 1,012 miles of City-maintained roads.
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El Dorado Duck Pond Online Community Meeting 7/19/2022

Join us for a virtual community meeting on August 10, 2022 at 6:00 p.m.! See you there!

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Mobility Mats Unveiling at Granada Beach 7/8/2022 Join us on Friday, July 15, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at Granada Beach for the unveiling of the new beach access mobility mats.
Davenport Park Phase II Project Launch
Don't Miss the Davenport Park Project Launch 7/5/2022 See you there on Saturday, July 16, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. for the launch of the Davenport Park Project!
Junipero Sports Court Project Outreach Pop Up Event and Survey
We Want to Hear From You! 6/23/2022 Provide your input on
July 9th, 2022
or take the survey by
July 30, 2022!
Micro-Transit Shuttle
Micro-Transit Shuttle Bid Opportunity 5/9/2022 The City of Long Beach is seeking proposals from vendors to provide a micro-transit shuttle service to support tourism, businesses, and local revenue generation. Deadline to apply is May 25.
Bike Month May 2022
Celebrate Bike Month May 2022 With Us 5/5/2022
Celebrate bicycling in Long Beach with group rides, self-guided tours, bike check-ups, business discounts, and more!
MacArthur Park Community Meeting
Learn About the Future of MacArthur Park 4/29/2022 Join us on Saturday, April 30, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. for the MacArthur Park Community Meeting.
Santa Fe Avenue Synchronization Project
Traffic Signal Upgrades on Santa Fe Avenue Are Underway 4/28/2022 The project is planned to be completed by Fall 2022. Please plan accordingly.
Bay Shore Temporary Closure
Upcoming Temporary Bay Shore Avenue Closure 4/12/2022

Bay Shore Avenue will be temporary closed April 15-24, 2022. Please use plan accordingly.

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Bid Opportunity For Musems, Preservation Groups, And/ Or Developers Interested In Preserving A Piece Of History 2/18/2022
Learn more about the City's preservation efforts for the Queen Mary Lifeboats bid opportunity.
Share Your Input on Open Streets Atlantic Avenue 11/23/2021 We want to hear your thoughts on how to improve Atlantic Avenue.
Belmont Pool Survey
Share Your Thoughts and Make a Splash! 11/23/2021 Take the Belmont Beach Aquatic Center Survey Today! Survey closes April 15!
South Street Resurfacing Improvements
South Street Resurfacing Improvements 10/28/2021

Smoother street surfaces are coming soon to South Street.

Recreation Park Playground
Construction Beginning for Recreation Park Playground 10/18/2021 New and accessible play equipment is coming to Recreation Park in Spring 2022.
Colorado Lagoon Playground
Construction Starting Soon on Colorado Lagoon Playground 10/18/2021 Look out for the new play structure at Colorado Lagoon in Spring 2022.
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Santa Fe Avenue Project Community Meeting 9/30/2021

Join the online community meeting to discuss improvements coming to Santa Fe Avenue.

Willow Street Improvements
Willow Street Improvements 8/30/2021 Improvements on Willow Street between San Vicente Avenue and Studebaker Road starting September 2021.
Cherry Park Playground Grand Opening
Cherry Park Playground Upgrade 7/28/2021 Cherry Park Playground has been upgraded and ready for play.
Go Long Beach App
A New Go Long Beach App Experience is Here! 7/27/2021
Meet the new and improved way to report graffiti, potholes, fireworks, e-scooter parking violations and more!
Join the City of Long Beach Budget Conversation 7/26/2021 Learn and contribute to the City's budget plan for the next fiscal year.
Street Improvements on Atherton Street 7/19/2021 A section of Atherton Street is receiving street improvements now through August 2021.
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Outer Traffic Circle Street Improvements 7/19/2021 Street improvements are in progress at the Outer Traffic Circle through August 2021.
Alamitos and Ocean Improvements
Improvements Coming to Alamitos Avenue and Ocean Boulevard 7/14/2021 Alamitos Avenue and Ocean Boulevard improvements start this week.
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Long Beach Boulevard Pedestrian Improvement Project 7/6/2021 Pedestrian improvements coming to Long Beach Boulevard underway!
COVID-19 Parking Relief Permit Expiring
Temporary COVID-19 Parking Permits are Expiring 6/22/2021 One week left! Please plan accordingly.
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Pine Avenue Reopening for Vehicular Traffic 6/16/2021 Beginning June 18, the City of Long Beach will be reopening Pine Avenue for vehicles.
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Street Improvements on 3rd Street 6/11/2021 Beginning Monday, June 14, street improvements are scheduled for 3rd Street.
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Solar Canopies being Installed at Public Parking Facilities 5/13/2021
Long Beach is increasing its renewable energy with the installation of solar canopies!
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New Open Streets on Atlantic Avenue 2/16/2021 To provide COVID-19 support to local businesses, Atlantic Avenue Temporary Open Streets has arrived.
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Improvements Coming to Market Street 2/4/2021 Market Street Improvements – Creating Safe Streets for All Ages & Abilities
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Street Sweeping Operations Remain as Scheduled 12/15/2020 Long Beach street sweeping and parking enforcement will continue normal operating services. 
Leaf Season
Long Beach Leaf Season Best Practices 11/9/2020 Here are some useful leaf cleanup tips to help keep Long Beach clean.
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Open Streets in Bixby Knolls 10/29/2020
Modifications coming to Atlantic Avenue between East Claiborne Drive and East Armando Drive.
Community Clean-up Events Return With New COVID-19 Protocols in Place 10/29/2020 Learn how you can host or participate in a clean-up event.
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Closures on Redondo Avenue for Street Improvements 9/30/2020 Parts of Redondo Ave. will be closed for street improvements, from October 13th through October 14th
COVID-19 Parking Relief Program Extension Update as of 09/16/2020 9/16/2020

The Temporary COVID-19 Parking Relief Program has been extended through the end of 2020!

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Partial 710 FWY Closures - RESCHEDULED 8/31/2020

UPDATE: Due to poor air quality, maintenance on the 710 FWY will occur on 9/20.

COVID-19 Parking Relief Extension Update 7/15/2020 The Temporary COVID-19 Parking Relief Program has been extended!
Long Beach Open Streets 7/9/2020 To support COVID-19 recovery for local restaurants and businesses, the Long Beach City Council approved an Open Streets Initiative to temporarily transform public areas into safe spaces for physically-distanced activity.
Holiday Treecycling 2019-2020 12/5/2019 FREE holiday tree recycling is here!
Changes to Multi-space Meters on Fourth Street 12/5/2019 Multi-space Meters on Fourth Street have been changed.
Retro Row Multi-Space Meters Delayed 10/30/2019 Park and pay easily with multi-space meters coming to Retro Row.
2019 Bike Month Calendar
May is Bike Month 5/2/2019 Pump your tires, charge your lights, and get ready to roll through Long Beach with a variety of bicycle event taking place throughout the City all month long!
Recycle Your Bicycle 2019
Bike Donation Event - May 4, 2019 3/25/2019 Bring us your old or unused bicycles to be refurbished and donated to a local non-profit organization.

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Long Beach Celebrates Completion of Daisy/Myrtle Bike Blvd 12/9/2018 Long Beach's newest (and longest) north-south bikeway is complete!
We Want Your Input on E-Scooters 11/28/2018 We want to hear your thoughts and suggestions on the e-scooter program in Long Beach!

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E-Waste & Tire Recycling Event - Dec. 1st, 2018 11/28/2018 Join us Saturday, December 1st for a FREE e-waste and tire recycling event!
Shop Small Broadway - November 17, 2018 11/6/2018 On Saturday, November 17th, lets support our Long Beach small businesses and celebrate the infrastructure improvements made along our Broadway corridor.
Electric Scooters Roll Into Long Beach 8/17/2018 The City of Long Beach has announced the launch of an electric scooter (e-scooter) pilot program, providing the City’s residents and visitors with even more shared mobility options. 
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NEW Bellflower Blvd Bike Lane Coming Soon! 5/7/2018 Construction work continues on Bellflower Boulevard bike lanes between Atherton Street and Pacific Coast Highway. 
Bike Month May
May is Bike Month! 5/1/2018 All May we are celebrating Bike Month in Long Beach!
LB Mobility Newsletter, Spring 2018 3/28/2018 Check out our Spring 2018 Mobility Newsletter!

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Public Works is Hiring Transportation and Engineering Interns! 11/30/2017 The Department of Public Works is searching for a few interns to join our team! 

FY18 Paving Projects
Fiscal Year 2018 Pavement Plan 10/11/2017 We have a lot of pavement projects planned for Fiscal Year 2018.
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LB Mobility Newsletter Summer 2017 8/23/2017 Check out the Summer 2017 Mobility Newsletter and stay informed on what’s happening in Long Beach!
Long Beach Bike to Work Week 5/15/2017 May is Bike Month - Long Beach is celebrating all month long!  Join us for Bike to Work Week 5/15/17 - 5/19/17.
LB Mobility Newsletter Spring 2017 5/10/2017 Check out the Spring 2017 Mobility Newsletter and stay informed on what’s happening in Long Beach!
Belmont Shore Median Landscape Project 3/9/2017 Improved irrigation and landscaping along the 2nd Street median islands from Livingston Drive to Bay Shore Avenue.
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LB Mobility Newsletter Fall 2016 12/12/2016 Check out the Fall 2016 Mobility Newsletter and stay informed on what’s happening in Long Beach!
Artesia Protected Bike Lane Ribbon Cutting
Ribbon Cutting for Protected Bike Lanes Along Artesia Boulevard 8/11/2016 The public was invited to attend a ribbon cutting ceremony for new protected bike lanes along a half-mile stretch of Artesia Boulevard from Orange Avenue to Atlantic Avenue. The ceremony was held on Thursday, August 11, at 10:00 am, in the 700 block of East Artesia Boulevard.
Infrastructure Investment Plan 5/4/2016 On Tuesday, May 4, 2016, City Council members participated in study session regarding what infrastructure investments the Council could consider if additional revenue were to become available.
Street Sweeping Improvements Coming to Parking Impacted Neighborhoods 3/14/2016 Beginning the week of March 21, 2016, the City of Long Beach will change street sweeping times in parking impacted neighborhoods by eliminating 4:00 am sweeping times, and moving most sweeping times to 8:00 am or later.
Craig Beck Appointed Director of Public Works 3/11/2016 City Manager Patrick H. West announced on Friday, March 11, 2016 the appointment of Craig Beck as Director of Public Works.
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Help Us Envision a New Rainbow Lagoon 1/1/0001 Join us on Wednesday, December 5th for a discussion on visioning ideas for Rainbow Lagoon.
Treecycling 2021-2022 1/1/0001 Limited City-wide collection will occur on Saturday January 8th. Read about the latest treecycling update.