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Rail Construction in Division 20 Rail Yard


Questions or comments regarding rail construction in the Division 20 Rail Yard can now be sent to the Purple Line Extension Project email address: You can also call the Purple Line hotline at 213.922.6934.

Metro’s Division 20 rail yard in the Arts District extends from north of the 1st St Bridge to Metro’s Division 20 parking lot (320 S. Santa Fe Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012). Please note there will be intermittent noise.


  • All work will be contained within Metro’s property.
  • All work has received necessary permits and approvals.
  • Utilities used by residents and businesses will not be impacted.
  • Access to businesses and driveways will not be impacted.


The Division 20 Portal Widening and Turnback Facility Project will enhance the Division 20 Rail Yard to allow for improved service times throughout the Metro Red/Purple Line system.

What to Expect

What: Rail Maintenance Work
Within Metro Division 20 Rail Yard, east of One Santa Fe Apartments
Monday, April 20, 2020
Hours of Construction:
9pm – 5am

Construction is a dynamic process and information is subject to change without notice.  Work activity is subject to weather conditions. For questions or complaints, contact our project hotline at 213.922.6934 or