Two full weekend closures will be required in order to complete track work and roadway improvements on Barrington Avenue for the Expo Line project. Here’s the construction notice from the Expo Line Construction Authority, the independent agency building the six-mile project between Culver City and downtown Santa Monica.
Above is the good word from the Expo Line Construction Authority, the agency building the six-mile project that will extend tracks from Culver City to downtown Santa Monica with seven new stations. The project is funded mostly by Measure R, the half-cent sales tax increase approved by Los Angeles County [continue reading]
Here’s the construction notice from the Expo Line Construction Authority, the agency building the six-mile project that will extend tracks from Culver City to downtown Santa Monica with seven new stations. A segment of 20th Street will be closed this weekend and the next for track work. The project is funded [continue reading]
Exciting news! The first of the 78 Kinkisharyo light rail vehicles Metro ordered has arrived in the Port of Long Beach, less than 23 months after Kinkisharyo was given the notice to proceed in August 2012. To see the car in its unwrapped glory during testing in Japan, see video [continue reading]
In order to install rail across 19th Street for Expo Line Phase 2, there will be a five-day full street closure starting Monday, July 7 at 8:00 a.m. Construction notice is below.
Here’s a peek at the first Metro P3010 prototype rail car operating under power on the Kinkisharyo test track in Osaka, Japan. Note that it’s decked out in chic new colors that are attractive as well as eminently visible. And those colors will be enhanced, in the final design, with [continue reading]
Two community meetings have been scheduled for July by the Exposition Construction Authority to provide information on upcoming construction activities and timelines on Expo Phase 2. Santa Monica Construction Update Wednesday, July 24, 2013 6:30 p.m. New Roads School Capshaw-Spielberg [continue reading]
With Expo Phase 1 up and running to La Cienega — and soon to Culver City — you can expect The Source to turn its attention a bit more to the second phase of the Expo Line construction. Beginning in late 2015 or 2016, the 6.6-mile extension will carry riders [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. Fifty-two trees to be moved for Expo Line in Santa Monica (Santa Monica Mirror) [continue reading]
Construction of Expo Phase 2 is moving along at a good clip: Construction crews are preparing the rights-of-way and the California Public Utilities Commission just approved all the line’s 27 street crossings. But there are still some design details to go over and that’s where you come in. I’ll be [continue reading]