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Field Work


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)
Santa Monica Blvd and frontage road between Comstock Ave. and Benecia Ave.: Monday - Friday, August 15th to August 19th

What to Expect

  • All work has received necessary permits and approvals.
  • Access to driveways, homes & 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.
  • 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.
  • Temporary bus stops with relocation signage will be implemented.
  • For emergencies or issues needing immediate attention only, please call the 24/7 hotline at 213.922.6937.


  • Fieldwork: drilling, well development, groundwater monitoring
  • August 15 to 19, 2016, Monday to Friday, 8:30AM-5:30PM
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