Metro has announced traffic restrictions in Little Tokyo for Saturday, Aug. 16, the next-to-last day of the Nisei Week Japanese Festival.

As part of ongoing power relocation efforts along Alameda Street north and south of First Street, construction activities will continue on the east side of Alameda between First and Temple from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Access to driveways will be maintained. Bus stops on First between Central Avenue and Rose Street will be temporarily relocated during work hours. Crosswalks on the north, south and east sides of First and Alameda may be restricted during work hours, but only one at a time.

Access to through traffic will be maintained on Alameda with one lane in each direction; anticipate lane reductions on Alameda between Temple and north of Second Street.

No construction work will be done on Sunday, Aug. 17.

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