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Metro Breaks Ground on New Regional Connector Light Rail Project in Downtown Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES (Sept 10, 2014): Metro joined U.S Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx along with state and local elected officials today to officially break ground on the $1.420 billion Regional Connector Light Rail Project in downtown Los Angeles that will better connect the Metro Blue, Gold and Expo lines with the rest of the region.

Metro Board Awards $927.2 Million Contract to Skanska USA/Traylor Bros. to Design and Build the Regional Connector Transit Corridor Project
LOS ANGELES (April 24, 2014): The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) Board of Directors today approved a $927.2 million contract to Regional Connector Constructors, a joint venture between Skanska USA Civil West California District, Inc. and Traylor Brothers Inc. to design and build the Regional Connector Transit Corridor Project.

Metro’s Regional Connector Project Receives Full Funding Grant Agreement from the Federal Transit Administration
LOS ANGELES (Feb 20, 2014): Metro joined federal, state and local elected officials today to announce the receipt of a Full Funding Grant Agreement (FFGA) from the Federal Transit Administration in the amount of $670 million to fund the $1.37 billion Regional Connector Project.

Milestone: L.A. Metro Officially Begins Utility Relocation Work for Major Light Rail Project in Downtown L.A.
LOS ANGELES (Dec 14, 2012): In the latest milestone toward the delivery of Measure R transit projects to county residents, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) today officially began advance utility relocation work for the Regional Connector, a major light rail project in Downtown Los Angeles.

L.A. Metro’s Westside Subway Extension, Regional Connector Projects Get Jumpstart in President’s Proposed FY13 Budget
LOS ANGELES (Feb 13, 2012): The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) on Dec. 30 issued a Record of Decision (ROD) for the Crenshaw/LAX light rail project based on Metro's Final Environmental Impact Statement/Report (EIS/EIR) in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).

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Federal government approves $670-million grant and $160-million loan for Regional Connector

Funding included for Purple Line Extension and Regional Connector in federal spending bill for 2014

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