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Century City/Constellation Station Monthly Look-Ahead for December

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This monthly notification is an outline of construction activities for the month of December 2018. Additional notices detailing these activities will be sent by email through the Purple Line Extension, Section 2 database. Please sign-up at

Setup of Construction Staging Yard

  • Setup of the Construction Staging Yards will continue inside the sound walls at 1940, 1950, and 2040 Century Park East.

Piling, Excavation and Decking

  • Pile drilling work began mid-October and will continue through December. This work will occur within the closure on Constellation Blvd and includes using a rig to drill holes into the ground and using a crane to lift piles into these holes.
  • The next steps following piling is excavation and decking. Decking is a construction process that will entail excavating the street and south sidewalk and replacing them with temporary concrete deck panels. Excavation and decking within the closure is anticipated to start in January and will continue for approximately 9 months.
  • The sidewalk on the north side of Constellation Blvd will remain open during this portion of construction.

Construction of Temporary Bus Layover on Santa Monica Blvd.

  • Construction of the new temporary bus layover in the median on Santa Monica Blvd. between Avenue of the Stars and Century Park East will continue through December 7, 2018.
  • Intermittent lane and sidewalk closures on Santa Monica Blvd will be implemented throughout construction during off-peak hours.
  • Metro bus lines 4, 704, 16, & 316 will be detoured through December 7, 2018. The active stops for these bus lines will be at Century Park West/Santa Monica Blvd and Santa Monica Blvd/Wilshire during this portion of construction.
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Installation of Utility Lines for Tunnel Boring Machines

  • Installation of utility lines between 2040 Century Park East and the Launch Box on Constellation Blvd began in November and will continue through January. These utility lines are being installed to support the tunnel boring machines and operations.
  • Work on Century Park East will not begin until 9pm, following peak hour traffic times. 
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Constellation Blvd. Closure 

  • Closure of Constellation Blvd. between Century Park East and Avenue of the Stars will be in place 24 hours a day/7 days a week. Additional traffic control measures have been implemented to support the closure.
  • Craft valet and driveway for Century Park will be accessible from Avenue of the Stars
  • Santa Monica Blvd, Avenue of the Stars, Century Park East, and Olympic Blvd. may be used as alternate routes. During the closure, public access will be prohibited to the driveway on the north side of Constellation Blvd. (behind Watt Plaza). The southern sidewalk on Constellation Blvd. will be closed until further notice.
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  • 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.
  • Metro 24-hour Hotline: 213.922.6934.

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Setup of Construction Staging Yard

·         Setup of the Construction Staging Yard will continue inside the sound wall at 2040 Century Park East.

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