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Update: K-rail Set Up for Advanced Utility Relocation on Wilshire Blvd. in Beverly Hills

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The Purple Line Extension Subway Project, Section 2, continues pre-construction work activities in the City of Beverly Hills for the future Wilshire/ Rodeo station, which will be located on the southwest corner of Wilshire Blvd. and Reeves Dr.

Pre-construction activity includes advanced relocation of utility lines prior to station construction. SoCal Gas (SCG) and AT&T will work within the same work zone with the same traffic control measures. This requires K-rail set up on Wilshire Blvd., between Crescent Dr., and Beverly Dr.        


  • Striping and related work will occur during these work hours:
    • Monday July 16, 3am–6am
    • Monday July 16, 9am–4pm
    • Tuesday, July 17, 9am–4pm
  • K-rail will be set up on Tuesday, July 17, and will be in place through August 2018.
  • K-rail installation and related work will occur during these work hours:
    • Monday through Friday, 7am–7pm
    • Saturday through Sunday, 10am–6pm


  • Traffic control measures will be put in place between Crescent Dr. and Beverly Dr.


  • Left turns will be restricted from northbound Reeves Dr. to westbound Wilshire Blvd.,
  • Right turns only from northbound Canon Dr. to eastbound Wilshire Blvd.
  • Eastbound Wilshire Blvd will be reduced to one lane from Beverly Dr. to Crescent Dr.
  • Intermittent sidewalk closures will be set up one block at a time with flaggers for pedestrian safety. 


  • All work has received necessary permits and approvals.
  • Access to driveways, residences & businesses will be maintained at all times unless notified in advance.
  • Access for pedestrians will be maintained outside of construction zones.
  • Access for the Fire Department and emergency responders will be maintained.
  • Parking restrictions will be implemented in the immediate area of the work zone.
  • For emergencies or issues needing immediate attention only, please call Metro 24-hour Hotline at 213.922.6934 

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