Riverside Drive from hyperion bridge

Riverside Drive

Los Feliz -- Two northbound traffic lanes will be reduced to one under a facelift for a worn-out stretch of Riverside Drive between Silver Lake and Los Feliz.

The road diet or lane reduction is intended to make room for the bike lanes and calm traffic on a half-mile of Riverside between Glendale and Los Feliz boulevards. It’s a stretch that runs by large apartment buildings, Friendship Auditorium, tennis courts and two homeless shelters.

Riverside Drive

The section of Riverside Drive that will be modified after being repaved.

Riverside Drive cross section

How Riverside Drive will be reconfigured after paving is completed.

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