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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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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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