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April 17

Eastbound Directional Closure – Wilshire/La Brea

On Saturday, April 17, from 7am to 7pm, eastbound Wilshire Blvd. will be closed to all traffic at La Brea Ave. This closure will be in place to support concrete and material deliveries to the La Brea Station.

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April 12

Gale Dr. Closure – Utility Duct Bank Installation

Beginning April 12, and continuing through Friday, May 7, Gale Dr. north of Wilshire Blvd. will be fully closed to support the installation of a utility duct bank. This traffic control will be implemented daily, from 6am to 5pm. The north leg crosswalk will be closed to pedestrians while this closure is in place.

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April 09

Utility Relocation on Wilshire Blvd and Gayley Ave

Metro contractors will relocate and upgrade the sanitary sewer lines and a storm drain on Wilshire Blvd. and Gayley Ave. in preparation for the Purple (D Line) Extension Section 3 project.  The work is scheduled to begin on April 9, 2021 and will take approximately 13 continuous weekends to complete: Friday at 11pm through Monday at 6am.  The work consists of saw cutting, demolition, and trenching of the existing roadway to relocate a storm drain and sanitary sewer lines. Construction activities will be done in stages and updates will be posted online each week.  Utility service and building access will be maintained.  

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April 09

Bus Pad Restoration on Wilshire Blvd. Near McCarthy Vista

Beginning Friday, April 9, and continuing through Monday, April 12, eastbound Wilshire Blvd. between McCarthy Vista and San Diego Way will be reduced to a single lane. This traffic control will be in place from Friday at 6am through Monday at 6am to allow bus pad restoration on Wilshire Blvd.

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April 05

Purple Line Extension Community Meetings & Events

Purple Line Extension Transit Projects community meetings and events. 

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April 03

Wilshire/La Brea Station Area Activities

On Saturday, April 3, from 7am to 7pm, eastbound Wilshire Blvd. will be closed to all traffic at La Brea Ave. This closure will support concrete and material deliveries to the La Brea Station.

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April 01

Wilshire/La Cienega Station Construction Activities

A summary of anticipated construction activities taking place near the Wilshire/La Cienega Station box work area during April 2021

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April 01

Century City/Constellation Station Monthly Lookahead

This monthly notification is an outline of construction activities for April 2021

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March 30

SCE Coordination Work near VA Hospital Campus

Metro contractors will continue utility work in coordination with So Cal Edison on the Wilshire Blvd – Bonsall Ave ramps at the VA Hospital Campus. Work will be done from March 30 through April 28, 2021. The ramp closures will be in effect from 9am to 3:30pm, Monday through Friday.  Required equipment includes work trucks, compressors, and blowers. Utility services will be maintained. 

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March 26

Reopening Westbound Traffic on Constellation Blvd. West of Avenue of the Stars

The contractor will reopen the roadway by 6am on Saturday, March 27. Two (2) westbound lanes of traffic will be opened between Avenue of the Stars and Solar Way. There will be no eastbound lanes open at this time. The final intersection closure will take place overnight on Friday, March 26 until 6am Saturday, March 27 to install roadway striping and reconfigure the traffic signals. 

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March 23

PLE 3: Street Restriping on Wilshire Blvd and Westwood Blvd

Metro contractors will restore street markings on Wilshire Blvd between Veteran Ave and Westwood Blvd, and on Westwood Blvd between Lindbrook Dr and Wilshire Blvd, on Wednesday, April 14 from 9am to 3:30pm.

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March 22

Wilshire Blvd. and Plymouth Blvd. K-Rail Work Zone Installation

Wilshire Blvd. between Crenshaw Blvd. and Muirfield Rd. will be reduced to two lanes in each direction starting December 5, 2020.

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March 22

Orange Grove Ave. Closure at Wilshire Blvd.

The current anticipated date for Orange Grove Ave. restoration is January 2022. Access for residents will be maintained.

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March 20

Wilshire/La Brea Station Construction Area

Until Monday, September 27, 2021, Wilshire Blvd. between Detroit St. and June St. will be reduced to two lanes in each direction. Sycamore Ave. north of Wilshire Blvd. will be closed. This traffic control will be implemented in support of appendage structure work immediately adjacent to the Wilshire/La Brea Station Box.

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March 19

Wilshire/Fairfax Station Construction

Wilshire Blvd. and Fairfax Ave. station construction, hauling and concrete pouring will take place.

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March 15

Driveway Installation at UCLA Lot 36 and Veteran Ave.

Metro contractors will continue preconstruction work at UCLA Lot 36 for the Purple (D Line) Extension Section 3 Project. Work will include potholing, sound wall installation, fence removal, tree removal, and banner placement. A driveway will also be installed for access on Veteran Ave. Work will begin on Monday, March 15, 2021 and will continue for approximately 5 weeks. Work requires intermittent sidewalk closures and lane reductions on Wilshire Blvd and Veteran Ave.

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March 03

La Cienega Station Appendage Construction

Beginning March 13, 2021, and continuing through October 2022, a work zone with K-Rail will be implemented on the north side of Wilshire Blvd. between San Vicente Blvd. and west of Gale Dr. This work zone will support the construction of station appendages for the future La Cienega Station. Work activities will include excavation, support of excavation, material delivery, hauling, and construction. Noise mitigations will be implemented.

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March 01

Instrumentation and Street Maintenance

Instrumentation and street maintenances will take place on Wilshire Blvd. and side streets between Western Ave. and San Vicente Blvd.

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March 01

Wilshire Blvd. and Rimpau Blvd. Work Zone

The work zone on the west side of the Wilshire Blvd. and Rimpau Blvd. intersection is anticipated to be in place through March 2022. Wilshire Blvd. is reduced to two lanes in each direction between June St. and Muirfield Rd

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February 22

Installation of Instrumentation Poles along Tunnel Alignment

The design-build contractor is continuing with the installation of geotechnical instruments along the tunnel alignment from Century City to Wilshire Blvd. and La Cienega Blvd. in Beverly Hills

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February 16

Station Appendage Construction on Wilshire Blvd. between San Vicente Blvd. and La Cienega Blvd.

Beginning in March 2021, work activities at the Wilshire/La Cienega Station will transition to the construction of appendage structures adjacent to the underground station box.

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January 29

Tunnel Boring Machine Launch Box Full Closure Extension through May 2021

This 3-month extension will also allow for the tunneling support systems to be moved to the staging yard at 1950 Century Park East as well as the restoration and reopening of Constellation Blvd. 

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January 21

Extended Work Hours at Ogden Yard

Beginning Monday, January 25, Ogden Yard workhours will increase to 24 hours a day, 6 to 7 days a week, for an anticipated two months. 

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November 16

Complimentary Valet Service Available for West LA VA Hospital Patients

Valet service will be available for patients of West LA VA Hospital when parking lot 42 is permanently closed for construction beginning Monday, November 16, 2020.

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November 16

Parking Shuttle Service for West LA VA Hospital Campus

Parking Shuttle Service is now available for hospital staff and guests of the West LA VA Hospital campus. 

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July 24

Southwest Fairfax Ave. and Wilshire Blvd. Appendage Work Zone

Beginning Saturday, August 8, 2020 and continuing for one year, Wilshire Blvd. between San Diego Way and Spaulding Ave. will be reduced to two lanes in each direction

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