Atlantic Boulevard (Los Angeles County)

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Atlantic and Whittier Boulevards in East Los Angeles. Atlantic Boulevard is the last major arterial road to cross the El Camino Real on Whittier Boulevard.

Atlantic Boulevard/Atlantic Avenue is a major north-south thoroughfare in Los Angeles County. It passes through Alhambra, Monterey Park, East Los Angeles, Commerce, Vernon, Maywood, Bell, Cudahy, South Gate, Lynwood, Compton, and Long Beach. It starts off as a continuation of Los Robles Avenue on Huntington Drive in Northern Alhambra and ends on East Ocean Boulevard in Downtown Long Beach.[1]

Through most of its route, Atlantic travels next to the Long Beach Freeway and the Los Angeles River.

In addition to Interstate 710, it crosses intersection with Interstate 10, State Route 60, Interstate 5, State Route 91, and Interstate 405, as well as the former State Route 42, and State Route 1. It also passes underneath, but does not have freeway access to, Interstate 105.

South of Randolph Street, Atlantic Boulevard becomes Atlantic Avenue, roughly at the border of Maywood and Bell.

The Metro Gold Line station connects at Pomona Boulevard, connecting East Los Angeles to the other LACMTA rail lines.

Bus service through Atlantic Boulevard between Huntington Drive and Artesia Boulevard is provided by Metro Local line 260 and Metro Rapid line 762. Bus service south of Artesia Boulevard is provided by Long Beach Transit line 61.