More than 1,000 people pledged to “Eat, Shop, Play Crenshaw” during the campaign kick off this past weekend at the ninth annual Taste of Soul festival. The campaign seeks to remind residents and visitors to the Crenshaw Corridor that local businesses are open during construction for the Creshaw/LAX Line. Metro’s “Experience [continue reading]
Communications Manager Media Relations Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
The 8.5-mile Crenshaw/LAX light rail project currently under construction will have three underground stations: Crenshaw/Exposition, Crenshaw/MLK and Crenshaw/Vernon. Excavation and decking for the stations is set to begin in November. Construction of the three stations and the 1.9-mile twin tunnels will take four years of intense and complex labor. In [continue reading]
Additional temporary parking is now available for customers of the businesses located along Crenshaw Boulevard between Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Stocker Street. This new parking lot is located immediately south of Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd between Crenshaw Boulevard and McClung Drive — beside M&M’s Soul Food Restaurant. Designated [continue reading]
Metro and Walsh/Shea Corridor Constructors (WSCC) have finished construction of the east side wall and pile installation for the underground Crenshaw/MLK light rail station. Construction equipment is being removed from the work zone on Crenshaw Boulevard between Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Stocker Street and the final move will [continue reading]
U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez toured the construction site of the Crenshaw/LAX Line on Monday, as the above video shows. Perez was welcomed by Walsh/Shea Corridor Contractors (WSCC) workers LeDaya Epps and James Martinez. After a meeting with elected officials, executives from WSCC and Metro and community members, Secretary Perez was [continue reading]
U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez visited the Crenshaw/LAX Line project on Monday as part of a nationwide tour leading up to Labor Day on September 1. Perez was welcomed by Metro Board Member Jackie Dupont-Walker, Metro CEO Art Leahy and two workers from the Walsh/Shea Corridor Construction (WSCC) apprenticeship program, LeDaya Epps [continue reading]
Here’s a traffic and construction alert that is still a little down the road. But it’s important, especially for those trying to reach LAX: the old rail bridge over Century Boulevard has to be demolished to make way for the Crenshaw/LAX Line’s Aviation/Century station. The demolition will close Century Boulevard [continue reading]