Here are some photos of the demolition of the Sunset Boulevard bridge over the 405 freeway that began this past weekend. The bridge is being widened and rebuilt as part of the project to add a carpool lane on the northbound 405 between the Santa Monica and Ventura freeways.
Demolition — or reconstruction, depending on your point of view — of the Sunset Boulevard bridge over the 405 freeway began over the weekend. Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky’s website has a nice story with photos of the bridge when it was shiny and new and the freeway wasn’t disguising itself as [continue reading]
I’m guessing that Westsiders who live in the area are already keenly aware that partial demolition work on the bridge that carries Sunset Boulevard over the 405 freeway begins later this evening. The work is being done as part of the project to add a northbound carpool lane on the [continue reading]
The Florence station on the Blue Line will be closed from 8 p.m. Friday evening through Sunday for maintenance work and track replacement. Passengers who need to reach the Florence station should get off the train at Firestone and take a shuttle bus to Florence. More details in the press [continue reading]
Following pre-demolition work that began last May, the contractor for the northbound I-405 Sepulveda Pass carpool lane project is now scheduled to demolish one-half of Sunset Boulevard Bridge in West Los Angeles in six consecutive nights beginning Friday, July 23. Demolition work and associated closures will be conducted during night-time [continue reading]
There will be no Blue Line service between the Washington station and 7th Street/Metro Center this weekend due to construction work on the Expo Line, which will connect with the Blue Line in downtown L.A. Passengers may see delays up to 40 minutes. A bus bridge will run between the [continue reading]
A Metro Blue Line train and city of Long Beach police vehicle collided in Long Beach about 1 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon, sending a police officer to the hospital with unspecified but non-life threatening injures, according to Metro officials and several media reports. Eight passengers on the Blue Line train [continue reading]
Tomorrow is July 1 and that means that it’s finally time for the Metro fare increase approved in 2007 to take effect. That means that the single-ride fare of $1.25 will increase to $1.50 and a day pass will rise from $5 to $6. Here’s a full list of the [continue reading]
Metro just released its list of schedule changes that are effective on Sunday, June 27. In some cases, buses will run a little less often. In other cases, routes have been modified. The idea, Metro officials say, is to make service more efficient. The moves are also intended to save [continue reading]
The holiday schedule is the same as the Sunday schedule. Here’s a link to timetables and maps for Metro bus and rail service.