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.
From the Dept. of Feedback: as expected, a lot of comments from Metro followers about Metro’s proposal to charge parking fees at nine rail stations as part of a test [continue reading]
An important heads up: Due to the recent rainy weather, the final 90 feet of roadway decking on Crenshaw Boulevard will need to be extended for seven more days. The work [continue reading]
The Purple Line Extension held a meeting with the Phase 1 advisory group last week. The Powerpoint presentation given by Metro is posted above with a ton of information on ongoing utility relocations, future construction activity and mitigation plans to keep noise at a minimum, as much as is possible, for [continue reading]
Why Metro is seeking construction work hour exemptions for Crenshaw/LAX Line, Purple Line Extension and Regional Connector
Presentation on work hour exemptions A PowerPoint presentation by Metro on work exemptions being sought for construction of the Purple Line Extension’s La Cienega station. First, the good news. After years of talk, study, planning, engineering and the pursuit of funding, three Metro rail projects — the Crenshaw/LAX Line, the [continue reading]