LADOT: Spring Street Re-Paint Will Be Completed by CicLAvia

Photo: Fireweed/##http://bikesighte.tumblr.com/##Bikesi(gh)te##

In response to yesterday’s story on the Spring Street Bike Lane, LADOT reached out to assure me that the repainting of the Spring Street Green Buffered Bike Lane will be completed by Saturday.

Some readers informed me this morning that there was some new paint on the ground (“It looks horrible,” more than one of you bemoaned.) but the department assures me that this is the first of a three step process. They wanted to do the painting at night so it wouldn’t disrupt the daytime traffic and would be dry by morning.

As for the delay? Simply put, it took longer for some of the materials to arrive after ordering than was originally anticipated.

If anyone wants to share pictures with us of the lane as the painting moves forward, put a link in the comments section and we’ll post at this article.

  • Fireweed

    On my way in to work at LACBC this morning, posted to my photoblog, bikesi(gh)te. http://bikesighte.tumblr.com/

  • Thanks Fireweed, we have added your image.

  • Erik Griswold

    And if it isn’t will Garcetti unicycle in a unitard with a unicorn horn strapped to his head?

  • Ryan J

    No finished portions to report, but I caught this overnight prep work near 2nd St. last night: http://www.flickr.com/photos/104237685@N07/

  • El Barto

    Losing the spring street lanes is a black eye for LACBC and for the bikeLA movement. This wouldnt have happened on Alex thompson or steven boxes watch. Loud mouth rude bike jerks that they were, their voice was important to keep stupidity like this from even entering the conversation. Everyone slept through this capitulation to the film lobby. We need these vocal loud bike people to come out of retirement so that this crap doesnt happen again. The new lanes look like shit.

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