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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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Metro to deck Wilshire at La Brea for 22 weekends

Metro to deck Wilshire at La Brea for 22 weekends

| January 28, 2016 | 2 Comments

At a meeting jointly sponsored by Councilman David E. Ryu and Metro, held at Los Angeles High School on Jan. 21, no final decision was announced to resolve the La Brea “decking” controversy. However, indications pointed to a 22-weekend approach. Before an audience of approximately 80 neighborhood stakeholders, Metro’s construction relations manager, Kasey Shuda, oversaw […]

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Metro studies accelerated decking plan; traffic reports expected January

Metro studies accelerated decking plan; traffic reports expected January

| December 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Metro’s Purple Line subway contractor seeks to build decks on the streets at record speed—seven weeks plus six weekends—to help neighbors avoid “construction fatigue.” That’s really 14 weekends plus 35 weekdays versus the originally proposed 22 weekends of Wilshire Blvd. closure at and near La Brea Ave. “In response to community concerns about nighttime construction […]

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Civic leaders give median trees formal send-off

Civic leaders give median trees formal send-off

| October 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

An official farewell to the 82 trees to be removed from Wilshire Blvd. medians during Metro’s Purple Line Extension subway construction drew civic leaders to a ceremony at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art plaza in October. The historical landscape of Miracle Mile is undergoing a major transformation, said Lyn MacEwen Cohen, founder of […]

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Residents weigh choices on closing five blocks of Wilshire

Residents weigh choices on closing five blocks of Wilshire

| October 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Residents are being polled on whether to close five blocks of Wilshire Blvd. for seven weeks or for 22 weekends while Metro’s contractor places decking on the boulevard for subway construction to begin in March 2016. Following the Purple Line Extension community meeting to be held on Thurs., Nov. 12 at 5:30 p.m. at John […]

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Building closures, tree removals told at Metro meeting

Building closures, tree removals told at Metro meeting

| April 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

A parking lot closure and removal of three buildings on La Brea Ave. are in the works at the Metro station to be built at Wilshire Blvd. and La Brea Ave. The plans were announced at a community meeting at the Korean Cultural Center March 19. The parking lot at Wilshire and Detroit Ave. will […]

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