By CBSLA Staff

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Metro transit will temporarily suspend rail service on the C (Green) Line between the Lakewood and Vermont/Athens stations beginning Friday to upgrade signal systems.

The work is scheduled to start at 10 a.m. on Friday and last until the end of service on Sunday.

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Free bus shuttle service will be available at the affected stations including Lakewood, Long Beach, Willowbrook/Rosa Parks, Avalon, Harbor Freeway and Vermont/Athens.

The J (Silver) Line’s Harbor Freeway station will continue to run.

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On Friday, shuttle buses will run on the same schedule as trains. On Saturday and Sunday, they will run every 15 minutes from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m., and every 20 minutes at other times.

Metro recommended that passengers plan their commutes to allow for extra time.

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