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To: BNSF Intermodal Customers

Construction and Lot Time Changes At BNSF’s Los Angeles Intermodal Facilities

Beginning this weekend, drivers coming to BNSF’s Los Angeles area Intermodal Facilities will experience the following construction and lot time changes:

Road Construction

Beginning at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, December 12, 2008, through 5:00 a.m. on Monday, December 15, 2008, S. Atlantic Blvd. in Commerce, California, northbound between Bandini Blvd. and Sheila St., will be closed by the city for construction.

Drivers are advised to access BNSF’s Los Angeles (Hobart) Intermodal Facility via the Washington Blvd. exit off the 710 Freeway (from either direction), and proceed to the Sheila St. checkpoint, indicated on the map with the red star. Access to the Commerce Intermodal Facility remains the same, exiting the northbound 710 Freeway at the Bandini Blvd./Atlantic Blvd. exit and turning right on Bandini Blvd.

See the attached map for reference.

FAC 12-12_LA changes - road closure map.pdf

Ingate Construction

Beginning Monday, December 15, 2008, and continuing for two weeks, the Express Lane of the Sheila St. ingate at BNSF’s Los Angeles (Hobart) Intermodal Facility will be closed for construction.

Lot 5 Time Changes

Beginning Monday, December 15, 2008, BNSF’s Los Angeles (Hobart) Intermodal Facility Lot 5 ingate underneath the 710 Freeway and the Bobtail Entrance hours of operation will change to Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. These hours will remain in effect until further notice. Traffic entering the facility outside of these times should use the Sheila St. checkpoint.

If you have questions regarding any of these changes, please contact BNSF's Customer Support at 888-428-2673.

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