The above is from the Expo Line Construction Authority, the agency building the second phase of the light rail line between Culver City and downtown Santa Monica. There is more information about the project and photos on the Authority’s Facebook page.
From the Expo Line Construction Authority: MAJOR CONSTRUCTION & STREET CLOSURE IN SANTA MONICA EXTENDED CLOSURE OF I-10 FREEWAY 5th STREET EXIT STARTING JANUARY 18, 2014 Santa Monica– Major construction requiring freeway off ramp and street closures for Phase 2 of the Expo Light Rail Line in Santa Monica [continue reading]
Good morning, Metro customers and Other Interested Parties! I was out of town for a few day and am in catch-up mode. The following news release and above photos are courtesy of the Expo Line Construction Authority, the agency using Measure R funds to build the project’s second phase between [continue reading]
And now there are train tracks across Overland Avenue for the second phase of the Expo Line! Work was completed over this weekend, as shown in the above photos. Westwood Boulevard got the same treatment last weekend. The project to extend the Expo Line six miles from Culver City to [continue reading]
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]
Below is the news release from the Expo Line Construction Authority on the decision today by the California Public Utilities to uphold their previous approval of rail crossings for the project. The homeowners group Neighbors for Smart Rail had asked for a re-hearing; the same group also unsuccessfully challenged the [continue reading]
My bad — I forgot to post this news release from the Construction Authority yesterday: CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT AFFIRMS APPEALS COURT RULING IN FAVOR OF EXPOSITION CONSTRUCTION AUTHORITY In a 6 to 1 decision, the California Supreme Court affirmed the ruling of the Court of Appeals and the approval by [continue reading]
Metro Board Member and Santa Monica Mayor Pam O’Connor yesterday became new chair of the Exposition Metro Line Construction Authority Board of Directors, AKA Expo Line. As all transit watchers know, the Construction Authority is currently building Phase 2 of the light-rail line between Culver City and Santa Monica. (Phase [continue reading]
Here is a look at some of the transportation headlines gathered by us and the Metro Library. The full list of headlines is posted on the Library’s Headlines blog, which you can also access via email subscription or RSS feed. L.A. Philharmonic concerned about potential subway noise (L.A. Times) The story reports on the [continue reading]
Here’s the latest work notice from the Expo Line Construction Authority, the independent agency building the Culver City-Santa Monica portion of the project, which is funded by Measure R.