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Section 3: Field Work in Century City


Metro contractors are performing field work as part of the planning for Section 3 of the Purple Line Extension. The work will include drilling of soil borings, groundwater monitoring well installation, testing and monitoring to gather further information about the geological conditions.


Weekdays (8:30AM-5:30PM)

  • East side of Comstock Ave., between Santa Monica Blvd. and Eastborne Ave. 
  • Santa Monica Blvd. between Comstock Ave. and Benecia Ave. 
  • East side of Benecia Ave. between Santa Monica Blvd. to just south of Missouri Ave. 
  • Beverly Glen Blvd., from Santa Monica Blvd. to Holman Ave. 
  • West side of Century Park West, between Santa Monica Blvd. and Constellation Blvd. 
  • North side of Wilkins Ave., between Thayer Ave. and Woodruff Ave. 
  • North side of Wilshire Blvd. east and west of Manning Ave. 
  • No. 1 lane and median on Wilshire Blvd. west of Selby Ave. 

Weekends (8:00AM-5:00PM)

  • Middle of Wilshire Blvd. approaching Gayley Ave.

What to Expect

  • All work has received necessary permits and approvals.
  • Access to driveways, homes and businesses will be maintained at all times unless notified in advance.
  • Access for pedestrians will be maintained outside of the construction zone.
  • Access for emergency responders will be maintained.
  • Temporary lane closures will be required; detours with signage will be implemented
  • Parking restrictions will be implemented in the immediate area of the work zone. 
  • Construction may result in changes to bus routes or stop locations. Metro will post signs at affected stops to advise of alternative boarding locations. Real-time information available at or 323.GOMETRO.


  • Fieldwork: drilling, monitoring well installation, groundwater monitoring
  • June 13 to June 17, Monday thru Friday, 8:30AM-5:30PM
  • June 18 to June 19, Saturday and Sunday, 8:00AM to 5:00PM
  • Construction is a dynamic process and information is subject to change without notice. Work activity is subject to weather conditions. 
  • 24/7 Hotline: 213-922-6934
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