Attentive Source readers know that Harriet the tunnel boring machine has been working her way south under Crenshaw Boulevard, digging the first of twin rail tunnels for the Crenshaw/LAX Line. [continue reading]
There is lots happening up and down the alignment of the 8.5-mile light rail project between Exposition and Crenshaw boulevards and the Green Line. Completion is targeted for 2019. The project is being paid for mostly with funds from Measure R, the half-cent sales tax increase approved by Los Angeles County [continue reading]
Metro construction activities for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project requires a traffic reconfiguration on Crenshaw Boulevard in Hyde Park and a eastbound traffic closure on Imperial Highway on Friday, August 12, and Tuesday, August 16. In Hyde Park: Work for the traffic reconfiguration on Crenshaw Boulevard between 60th and 67th streets will [continue reading]
Nice video from our Regional Connector team. The tunnel boring machine for the project is expected to be launched underground later this year. The TBM will eventually dig two tunnels [continue reading]
The early work on construction of the new Purple Line subway station at the Wilshire and La Brea is moving along at a nice clip — see the recent pics [continue reading]
Work to install fare gates at three Expo Line stations begins on Monday, August 1. The stations are Expo/La Brea, La Cienega/Jefferson and Culver City. Rail service will not be impacted. Preparation work began on Monday, July 18, and will continue until April 2017. Work has been scheduled from 7 a.m. to [continue reading]
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.