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Section 3: August 22 to 28, 2016


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 (9:00AM - 3:30PM) Monday - Friday, August 22nd to August 26th

  • Century Park West south of Santa Monica Blvd.
  • Santa Monica Blvd. northeast of Comstock Ave.
  • Wilkins Ave. between Thayer Ave. and Woodruff Ave.
  • Wilshire Blvd. west of Malcolm Ave.
  • Wilshire Blvd. west of Manning Ave.
  • Wilshire Blvd. between Glendon Ave. and Malcolm Ave.

Weekends (8:00AM-5:00PM) Saturday and Sunday, August 27th to August 28th

  • Wilshire Blvd. west of Gayley Ave.
  • Wilshire Blvd. west of Veteran Ave.

 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) 922-6934.


  • Fieldwork: groundwater monitoring
  • August 22 to 26, 2016, Monday - Friday, 9:00AM - 3:30PM 
  • August 27 to August 28, 2016, Saturday and Sunday, 8:00AM - 5:00PM
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