The good news: Metro is ramping up work on the construction of a new subway station for the Purple Line at Wilshire and La Brea. The not-quite-as-sunny news: here comes [continue reading]
Above and below are two recent presentations for the first section of the Purple Line Extension project, which is extending the subway from Wilshire/Western to Wilshire/La Cienega. Decking begins in June for the Wilshire/La Brea Station — see below. We’ll be providing a lot more info after the holiday weekend.
Progress continues across downtown Los Angeles on the Regional Connector project. At the 2nd St/Hope Station, excavation of the project’s deepest station has begun. Excavation activities continue under Hope Street. That’s [continue reading]
All this week, under the cover of darkness and the convenience of trafficless streets, large segments of the Regional Connector’s tunnel boring machine (TBM) have been delivered to a holding [continue reading]
Metro’s Purple Line contractor will perform a traffic switch on a portion of Wilshire Boulevard between Detroit and Mansfield this weekend with work running from 8 p.m. today (Friday) through [continue reading]
The TBM on a barge in Puget Sound last week (that’s Mt. Rainier in the background of the first pic) en route to Los Angeles. Photos: Metro. The tunnel boring [continue reading]
A lot of the attention on the Regional Connector project has lately been focused on the track relocation work in Little Tokyo. But other vital work continues as shown in [continue reading]
Things are starting to look more and more put-back-together on the Gold Line in Little Tokyo! Construction has been completed on the shoofly track, the temporary track that will allow the [continue reading]