Tag: Metro Purple Line Extension

Metro report: weekend traffic challenges

Metro report: weekend traffic challenges

| June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Prepare for detours, longer trips As part of Metro’s extension of the Purple Line, portions of Wilshire Blvd. are being closed for 22 weekends (not including Fourth of July and Labor Day weekends). The project of installing concrete decking over the subway station excavation site takes place in three phases: phase one with closures between […]

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Metro to start jet grouting on Wilshire Blvd.

Metro to start jet grouting on Wilshire Blvd.

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

We neighbors east of the under-construction Metro Purple Line subway station at Wilshire and La Brea may have thought we would not be seeing disruption on our parts of Wilshire Blvd. If we did think that, we were wrong! We’ll soon see “jet grouting” in the middle of Wilshire Blvd. in many blocks between La […]

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Traffic data to be told at January 21 subway meeting

Traffic data to be told at January 21 subway meeting

| December 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

Traffic data for a proposed 22-weekend work schedule and a seven-week alternative for installing the La Brea station decking for Metro’s Purple Line will be discussed at a community meeting Thurs., Jan. 21. The meeting is at Los Angeles High School, 4650 W. Olympic Blvd., in the Corwin Theatre, from 6 to 8 p.m. The […]

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Work to start Sunday on Metro Purple Line

Work to start Sunday on Metro Purple Line

| March 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

A night shift is set to start Sun., March 16 to continue ongoing utility relocation in preparation for the Metro Purple Line subway under Wilshire Blvd. “The night time work for fiber relocation is anticipated to last six months,” said Kasey Shuda, construction relations manager of the Purple Line Extension. “Once fiber relocation (internet, phone […]

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