As we posted the other day, Westwood Boulevard is closed to traffic this weekend between Ashby and Richland avenues to accommodate the laying of tracks for the second phase of the Expo Line. The road is scheduled to reopen by 6 a.m. Monday. Above is a nice photo taken Saturday [continue reading]
Good construction pics! And press release from the Expo Line Construction Authority below: EXPO PHASE 2 PROJECT ACHIEVES MAJOR SAFETY MILESTONE Construction crews reach one million hours worked without incident As construction for Phase 2 of the Expo Line from Culver City to Santa Monica reaches the halfway mark, Skanska-Rados [continue reading]
Gold Line Foothill Extension update: concrete pours for another big bridge and grade crossings almost half complete!
More good news for the Gold Line Foothill Extension project, which is adding 11.5 miles to the Gold Line between eastern Pasadena and the Azusa/Glendora border with six new stations in Arcadia, Monrovia, Duarte, Irwindale and two in Azusa. Here’s the latest update from Habib Balian, CEO of the Metro [continue reading]
Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky’s website posted a fun read today on photographer Dwight Sturtevant, aka Expo Line Fan — the guy who has been chronicling the construction of the Expo Line for many years now. In fact, we just posted some of his most recent pics yesterday. And now the public [continue reading]
Photos by Expo Line Fan It is with a bit of sadness that we today post the final three photos of Expo Line Phase 2 construction from Expo Line Fan, who for the past few years has been faithfully chronicling the project’s construction from downtown to Santa Monica. Expo Line [continue reading]
Progress continues on the Gold Line Foothill Extension project — you can now see the station foundations in Arcadia and Monrovia, as shown above. Work can also be up seen throughout the 11.5-mile alignment between eastern Pasadena and the Azusa/Glendora border. For those who live in the area, the Arcadia [continue reading]
We had news yesterday of progress on bridges for the Gold Line Foothill Extension. And today comes this news release from the Expo Line Construction Authority: EXPO PHASE 2 CONSTRUCTION CONTINUES ON TRACK WITH BUNDY BRIDGE CONCRETE POUR Construction of the Expo Phase 2 project continues at a rapid pace with [continue reading]
Expo Line Fan has been documenting construction of the second phase of the Expo Line and recently sent along this pair of photos taken last week. The top photo shows cement being poured on the bridge that will carry the tracks over Olympic Boulevard (foreground) and Cloverfield Boulevard (where the [continue reading]
Photo by Expo Line Fan, via submission The station platform begins to take shape at Olympic/26th Street in Santa Monica; this is the platform that will be adjacent to Bergamot Station. For more construction photos, check out Expo Line Fan’s photo page.
I never noticed the old railroad crossing markings on Olympic Boulevard in Santa Monica until driving past this weekend. It really doesn’t matter: that’s the bridge that will take the second phase of the Expo Line over Olympic in the distance; the same bridge will also span Cloverfield Boulevard. The [continue reading]