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reVitalizing Valley

Construction / Parking Updates

The following construction projects are currently taking place at Los Angeles Valley College.

Should there be an emergency, please contact the LAVC Sheriff's Office at (818) 947-2911.


Posted: 08/11/17

School bus graphicHigh School Bus Traffic on Campus Due to On-Going Storm Drain Work

Grant High School will be temporarily routing their school buses onto campus starting on Monday, August 15 until Tuesday, August 22. School buses will drive onto campus from Oxnard Street, down Campus Drive, and across Emelita Street in order to access Ethel Avenue during morning drop-off and afternoon pick-up as shown on this traffic plan.

The closure of the Ethel Avenue/Hatteras Street intersection for construction of the storm drain work is ongoing. Paving is expected to complete August 22 and the street will be back open on August 23. 

For more information please contact Bruce Johnson of Build-LACCD at (818) 756-0950 or


Updated: 07/24/17

Closure of Ethel Avenue and Hatteras Street Intersection for Storm Drain Work

June 12-August 22, 2017

On Monday, June 12, the Ethel Avenue and Hatteras Street intersection will be closed for the beginning of storm drain work. Construction of the storm drain will also take place on Campus drive, from the Ethel Avenue and Hatteras Street intersection, to the Campus Center building. The work at the intersection will include repaving. There will be some dust and noise associated with the work. 

Ethel Avenue and Hatteras Street will be closed to traffic and the construction area fenced off per this traffic plan until August 22. ADA pedestrian access will be maintained around the site. Rolling enclosures will be utilized to separate the construction area from pedestrian traffic.

Contractor lay-down area for the work west of the Ethel Avenue and Hatteras intersection will be within the designated area already fenced in at the Campus Center loading dock area. Construction lay down and storage for the intersection work will be within the fenced-in construction area as shown on this map.

For more information please contact Bruce Johnson of Build-LACCD at (818) 756-0950 or


Posted: 09/09/16

Installation of the Valley Academic and Cultural Center Construction Fencing, Permanent Closure of Parking Lot C & Restriping of Parking Lot B 

September 10, 2016-December 2018

Starting Saturday, September 10, activites related to the construction of the new Valley Academic and Cultural Center (VACC) will begin.

Parking Lot B will be restriped to delete parking stalls and create a east-west roadway in the lot. In addition, new construction fencing for the VACC project will be installed, and Parking Lot C will permanently close. In Parking lot B, a number of parking stalls will be removed, and a new vehicle access lane will be striped to create a new two-lane vehicle pathway north of a new temperary construction fence starting September 10.

Following that, new construction fencing will be installed that will permenently close Lot C, and the current pedestrian pathways between the Music Building and Campus Drive to Parking Lot B will not be accessible. New paths will be identified / added to facilitate pedestrian traffic around the construction site. Please refer to this map.

For more information please contact Craig Speecher of Build-LACCD at (818) 756-0950 or


View Campus Map (with current construction areas)