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Hawthorne DMV Field Office to Close for Renovations


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Sacramento, CA 95818
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April 4, 2014

Hawthorne DMV Field Office to Close for Renovations

SACRAMENTO -The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is alerting local customers that the Hawthorne field office located at 3700 W. El Segundo Boulevard will be closing on Friday, April 18, 2014, at 12 p.m.

The office first opened in 1974 and is in need of improvements. The renovations include replacing the public writing counters, new furniture, fresh paint, upgrade lighting, and modify public and employee restrooms. The Hawthorne office is scheduled to reopen to the public on Wednesday, October 1, 2014, at 9 a.m.

Employees and customers will be redirected to the offices listed below until the renovations have been completed:

  • Inglewood, 621 N. La Brea Avenue, 5 miles away
  • Torrance, 1785 W. 220th Street, 8 miles away
  • Los Angeles, 3615 S. Hope Street, 10 miles away
  • Compton, 2111 South Santa Fe Avenue, 11 miles away

Fast Facts - Hawthorne Field Office

  • Year Opened: 1974
  • Number of Employees: 40
  • Square Footage: 11,302
  • Average Daily Transactions: 683

The DMV periodically closes field offices throughout the state each year to address maintenance issues, infrastructure deficiencies, upgrade mechanical and electrical systems and replace equipment and finishes.

Save Time, Go Online! Doing business with the DMV has never been easier. The DMV offers an array of services to customers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through its Website including online advance appointments for written and drive tests; vehicle registration and driver license renewals, selection of personalized license plates, changes of address and payment of fees via secure debit transactions. Customers can also effect transactions by calling DMV customer service at (800) 777-0133.DMV is a department under the California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA).


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