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Metro tunnel boring machines unveiled

Metro tunnel boring machines unveiled

| May 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

Youth was well represented at Metro’s unveiling of artwork that disclosed the winning names for the two tunnel boring machines (TBMs) that will drill the Purple Line Extension through Greater Wilshire and Miracle Mile. Third grader Lauren Park, from La Cañada, designed winning poster art that will be placed on the twin TBMs that will […]

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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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