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Overview Fact Sheet


The Metro Crenshaw/LAX Line will extend from the existing Metro Exposition Line at Crenshaw and Exposition Boulevards. The Line will travel 8.5 miles to the Metro Green Line's Aviation/LAX Station and will serve the cities of Los Angeles, Inglewood, Hawthorne and El Segundo; and portions of unincorporated Los Angeles County. The new Metro Rail extension will offer an alternative transportation option to congested roadways and provide significant environmental benefits, economic development and employment opportunities throughout Los Angeles County. Riders will be able to make easy connections within the entire Metro Rail system, municipal bus lines and other regional transportation services.

Project at a Glance

  • An 8.5 mile extension from the Metro Exposition Line at Crenshaw and Exposition to the Metro Green Line Aviation/LAX Station
  • Six new stations at Crenshaw/Exposition, Crenshaw/ Martin Luther King Jr. Bl, Crenshaw/Slauson, Florence/ West, Florence/La Brea and Aviation/Century
  • Optional Station at Crenshaw/Vernon (Leimert Park)
  • New park/ride lots at Crenshaw/Exposition, Florence/ West and Florence/La Brea
  • A new maintenance facility at Arbor Vitae/Bellanca, near LAX
  • All stations include public art and provide convenient access to disabled patrons
  • Forecasted opening: 2018

Grade Separations

  • This 8.5 mile alignment o=ers the following grade separations:
  • Between Exposition Bl and 48th St (below grade)
  • Between 59th St and Victoria Av (below grade)
  • Across La Brea Av (below grade trench)
  • Across La Cienega Bl/405 Freeway (aerial)
  • Across Manchester Av (aerial)
  • Across Century Bl (aerial)
  • Adjacent to the Los Angeles International Airport South Runways (below grade partially covered trench)
  • All remaining areas are at-grade

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