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Is Carmageddon worth the mess?

For all the hype and talk about this weekend’s upcoming 405 closure — aka Carmageddon — I’ve also been a little surprised there hasn’t been more discussion of a pretty basic question: is the 405 project really worth the hassle of closing the freeway? I think so. The I-405 Sepulveda [continue reading]

ExpressLanes project picks contractor

Here’s the news from Metro CEO Art Leahy’s daily email to staff: Today, a major milestone was reached with the ExpressLanes Project with the issuance of the Notice to Proceed to Atkinson Contractors, LP. The Contractor was competitively selected to design-build-operate-and–maintain (DBOM) the ExpressLanes Demonstration Project. The Atkinson team includes AECOM for [continue reading]