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Metro La Brea decking finished early

Metro La Brea decking finished early

| October 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

An upbeat Mayor Eric Garcetti and Metro officials held a press conference on Museum Row last month to announce progress on constructing the Purple Line extension to the Veterans Affairs campus property west of the 405 freeway. The officials saluted contractor Skanska-Traylor-Shea (STS), whose workers completed the La Brea station area decking work in 16 […]

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Metro ‘jet grouting’ begins between Rossmore and Lucerne

Metro ‘jet grouting’ begins between Rossmore and Lucerne

| September 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Metro and its design-build contractor are starting to work in the median of Wilshire Blvd. across from Hancock Park, Fremont Place, Windsor Square and Windsor Village. The contractor will be placing K-Rail (concrete barriers) and restriping the center of Wilshire, reducing the street to two lanes in each direction between Rossmore Ave. and Lucerne Blvd. […]

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Metro is decking as Purple Line extends on Wilshire

Metro is decking as Purple Line extends on Wilshire

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Decking for the Wilshire / La Brea Purple Line station has been underway since June. Of the scheduled 22 weekends of street closures, 16 weekends remain. There will be no work over Labor Day weekend. At a project update meeting held on July 21 at the Petersen Automotive Museum, Metro officials and contractor representatives described […]

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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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Wilshire/La Brea weekend detours to start this month

Wilshire/La Brea weekend detours to start this month

| June 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Mid-June marks the scheduled start for 22 weekends of street closures and detours related to construction of Metro’s Wilshire/La Brea subway station. These closures will allow the installation of concrete decking on Wilshire Blvd. as a temporary (for several years) road surface. Detailed information and maps of the detour routes are included in a pullout […]

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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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