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November 14

Street Restoration on Wilshire Blvd. between Crescent Dr. and Beverly Dr. Prior to Holiday Moratorium

Street restoration activities will continue through Wednesday, November 27.  

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November 08

Temporary Sidewalk Closures due to Restoration Work at Clifton Way/Crescent Dr.

The design-builder is anticipated to begin restoration of the sidewalk, pedestrian ramps, and the landscaping on Clifton Way and Crescent Dr. on November 14, 2019.

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November 08

Lane Reductions and Turn Restrictions at Wilshire Blvd./La Cienega Blvd.

A series of lane reductions and turn restrictions will be in place from Thursday, November 14 through Friday, November 15 from 8pm to 7am to support instrumentation installation in the Wilshire Blvd./La Cienega Blvd. intersection.

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November 08

Weekly Construction Look-Ahead (City of LA + City of Beverly Hills)

This is the look-ahead for construction activities beginning Monday, November 11 through Friday, November 15 for Purple Line Extension Section 1.

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November 07

SoCal Gas Utility Relocation on Ohio Ave. and Butler Ave.

SoCal Gas (SCG) will relocate utility lines in preparation for the Purple Line Extension Section 3 at the intersection of Ohio Ave. and Butler Ave. SCG utility relocation will take place from Tuesday, November 12 through Saturday, November 24. Work hours are Monday through Friday from 9am to 3:30pm, and Saturday from 8am to 9pm.

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October 31

Westbound Lane Reductions on Santa Monica Blvd. for Well Monitoring Work

Metro contractors will begin conducting well-monitoring to collect data on groundwater conditions along the tunnel alignment of the Purple Line Extension Section 3 at Constellation Blvd., Century Park West., and Santa Monica Blvd., from Saturday, November 2 through Sunday, November 3 from 8pm to 6am.

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October 31

Westwood/UCLA and Westwood/VA Hospital Look-Ahead for November

This monthly notification is an outline of construction activities for the month of November 2019. Additional notices detailing these activities will be sent by email through the Purple Line Extension, Section 3 database.

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October 28

Wilshire/La Cienega Station Monthly Look-Ahead for November

This monthly notification is an outline of construction activities for the month of November 2019. Pending City of Beverly Hills approval.*

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October 28

Wilshire/Rodeo Station Monthly Look-Ahead for November

This monthly notification is an outline of construction activities related to the Wilshire/Rodeo Station for the month of November 2019. 

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October 28

Century City/Constellation Station Monthly Look-Ahead for November

This monthly notification is an outline of construction activities for the month of November 2019. Additional notices detailing these activities will be sent by email through the Purple Line Extension, Section 2 database.

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October 25

Wilshire Blvd. and Rimpau Blvd. Work Zone Traffic Control

Wilshire Blvd. between June St. and Rossmore Ave. will be reduced to one lane in each direction at the K-Rail enclosure in the middle of the road from October 28 through October 31. The K-Rail will need to be expanded to support drilling. 

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October 21

Lane Reduction on Wilshire Blvd. between Freemont Pl. and Bronson Ave.

Wilshire Blvd. between Freemont Pl. and Bronson Ave. will be reduced to one lane in each direction to support drilling in the area from Friday, October 25 through Monday, October 28.

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October 18

Extended Work Hours at Wilshire/Western Yard: Fall 2019

Beginning mid-June 2019, work hours at the Wilshire/Western Staging Yard are expected to increase as tunneling operations turn west towards Wilshire/La Cienega Station.

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October 16

Los Angeles Department of Water & Power Utility Relocation on Wilshire Blvd.

The Los Angeles Department of Water & Power (LADWP) will continue utility relocation for the Purple Line Extension Project Section 3 on Wilshire Blvd. between Veteran Ave. and Glendon Ave. from Thursday, October 17 to Friday, November 8.

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October 15

Lane Reduction on Eastbound Wilshire Blvd. between Hamilton Dr. and San Vicente Blvd.

Eastbound Wilshire Blvd. will be reduced to one lane between Hamilton Dr. and San Vicente Blvd. on Saturday, October 19, to support geotechnical instrument installation east of Tower Dr.

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October 14

Orange Grove Closure at Wilshire Blvd.

Orange Grove Ave. south of Wilshire Blvd. and north of 8th St. will be closed for 8 months starting Friday, October 18. 

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October 10

Lane Reduction on Wilshire Blvd. for Concrete Deliveries to the Wilshire/La Cienega Station

Wilshire Blvd. will be reduced to one lane in each direction between Le Doux Dr. and San Vicente Blvd. on Saturday, October 12 from 7am to 4pm to support concrete deliveries to the Wilshire/La Cienega Station box. 

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October 07

Update: Wilshire Blvd. Piling Activities to Begin October 9, 2019 through July 2020

Construction activities related to piling are anticipated to begin October 9, 2019 and continue through July 2020*. 

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October 07

Purple Line Extension Community Meetings & Events

Purple Line Extension Transit Projects community meetings and events. 

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October 03

K-rail Removal at Wilshire Blvd. and Crescent Heights Blvd.

The K-rail work zone at Wilshire Blvd. and Crescent Heights Blvd. will be removed on Sunday, October 6. Wilshire Blvd. will return to three lanes in each direction from 4am to 4pm.

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October 03

Subsurface Investigation Work on Wilshire Blvd. near Glendon Ave.

Work will occur on westbound Wilshire Blvd. on Friday, October 4 and Monday, October 7, and on eastbound Wilshire Blvd. on Saturdays, October 5 and October 12.

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October 02

Purple Line Extension Section 1 Station Naming

Outreach took place from June through September 2019 to solicit input on station names for the Purple Line Extension Section 1 subway stations. We received 475 responses. Below are the Top 5 responses from stakeholders for each station area.

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October 02

Eastbound Wilshire Blvd. Lane Reduction between Gale Dr. and San Vicente Blvd.

Eastbound Wilshire Blvd. will be reduced to two lanes between Gale Dr. and San Vicente Blvd. on Saturday, October 5 from 8am to 7pm, to support geotechnical instrument installation in the Wilshire/San Vicente intersection.

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September 30

Lane Reduction on South La Brea Ave.

Southbound La Brea Ave. between 6th St. and 8th St. (just south of the South La Brea Yard) will be reduced to a single lane starting Friday, October 4 at 9pm through Monday, October 7 at 6am to support crane activities. 

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September 24

Southern California Edison Utility Relocation on Federal Ave. near Texas Ave.

Metro contractors will continue construction activities for the Purple Line Extension Section 3 along Federal Ave. near Texas Ave. from Monday, September 30 through Friday, November 22. 

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September 24

Southern California Edison Utility Relocation on Wilshire Blvd.

Metro contractors will continue construction activities for the Purple Line Extension Section 3 along Wilshire Blvd. near Federal Ave. from Monday, September 30 through Friday, November 22. 

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September 23

Increased Work Hours at the La Cienega and Gale Staging Yards

Effective September 23, 2019, daily construction activities within the La Cienega and Gale Staging Yards are expected to continue within both staging yards 24 hours per day. 

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September 23

Cross Passage Investigation Work at Wilshire Blvd./Stanley Dr.

Wilshire Blvd. between Hamilton Dr. and Willaman Dr. will be reduced to fewer than three lanes in each direction to support cross passage investigation work in the Wilshire Blvd./Stanley Dr. area.  

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September 20

Traffic Control to Support Concrete and Material Deliveries for Wilshire/La Cienega Station

Concrete and material deliveries for the Wilshire/La Cienega Station are anticipated to begin in early October 2019. 

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September 18

Subsurface Investigation Work in the Alley near Beverly Glen Blvd. and Comstock Ave.

Work will occur in the alley between Beverly Glen Blvd. and Comstock Ave. from Monday, September 23 to Wednesday, September 25.

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September 16

Lane Reduction on Wilshire Blvd. between Hamilton Dr. and San Vicente Blvd.

Eastbound Wilshire Blvd. will be reduced to one lane between Hamilton Dr. and San Vicente Blvd. on Saturday, September 21 from 8am to 7pm to support geotechnical instrument installation in the Wilshire Blvd. and San Vicente Blvd. intersection.

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September 12

Lane Reduction on Wilshire Blvd. between Gale Dr. and San Vicente Blvd.

On Saturday, September 14 and Sunday, September 15, eastbound Wilshire Blvd. will be reduced to two lanes between Gale Dr. and San Vicente Blvd. 

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September 12

Utility Repair at Intersection of Wilshire Blvd./La Cienega Blvd.

Starting on Thursday, September 12 through Friday, September 13, Wilshire Blvd. between Stanley Dr. and Tower Dr. will be intermittently reduced to two lanes in each direction. 

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September 12

Subsurface Investigation Work on Wilshire Blvd., near the I-405 Off-Ramp

Work will occur on eastbound Wilshire Blvd., near the I-405 off-ramp, on Sunday, September 15, from 12am to 7am.

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September 12

POSTPONED: Southern California Edison Utility Relocation on Federal Ave.

Metro contractors will continue construction activities for the Purple Line Extension Section 3 along Federal Ave. near Wilshire Blvd. from Monday, September 16 through Friday, October 4. 

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September 09

Purple Line Extension Daily Traffic Update

Daily traffic impacts due to Purple Line Extension construction can be viewed on Waze and Google maps.

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September 06

Left Turn Restriction at Wilshire Blvd. and San Vicente Blvd.

The left turn pocket from eastbound Wilshire Blvd. to northbound San Vicente Blvd. will be intermittently restricted on Saturday, September 7 and Sunday, September 8, to support geotechnical instrument installation in the Wilshire Blvd. and San Vicente Blvd. intersection. 

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September 05

Wilshire Blvd. and Rimpau Blvd. Work Zone Installation

Wilshire Blvd. between Muirfield Rd. and June St. will be reduced to two lanes in each direction starting Friday, September 14. A K-Rail work zone will be implemented in the middle of Wilshire Blvd. to support ongoing construction in the tunnels underneath Wilshire Blvd.

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September 04

Subsurface Investigation Work on Wilshire Blvd., between Veteran Ave. and Westwood Blvd.

Work will occur on Wilshire Blvd. between Gayley Ave. and Westwood Blvd. from Saturday, September 7 to Sunday, September 8, from 8am to 6pm.

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August 23

Subsurface Investigation Work on South Sepulveda Blvd. and in the Caltrans Yard

These investigations will prepare for future jet-grouting activities to support the tunnels. Work will occur on Sepulveda Blvd. and in the Cal Trans Yard from Wednesday, August 14 to Friday, August 16 and on S. Sepulveda Blvd. from Wednesday, August 28 to Friday, August 30.

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August 23

Utility Work on Avenue of the Stars and Constellation Blvd.

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) utility work will continue through Friday, August 23 and Monday, August 26 through Wednesday, August 28 on Avenue of the Stars and Constellation Blvd. from 9am to 3pm.

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August 22

Installation of Traffic Signal at Clifton Way and Crescent Dr.

The design-build contractor for the Purple Line Extension Project Section 2 will install a 4-way traffic signal at the intersection of Clifton Way/Crescent Dr. beginning Wednesday, August 28, 2019. 

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August 21

Wilshire Blvd./Crescent Heights Blvd. Work Zone Installation

Wilshire Blvd. between San Diego Way and La Jolla Ave. will be reduced to two lanes in each direction beginning Tuesday, September 3 and continuing through Friday, October 5. 

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August 19

Subsurface Investigation Work on Wilshire Blvd. and west of Comstock Ave.

Work will occur on Wilshire Blvd. between Westwood Blvd. and Gayley Ave. on Saturdays, August 24 and August 31. Work will also take place in the alley, west of Comstock Ave., between Santa Monica Blvd. and Eastbourne Ave.

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August 16

Advanced Utility Relocation (AUR) on Wilshire Blvd. and Gayley Ave.

Metro contractors are continuing excavation work to relocate underground water, power and telecommunications equipment in Westwood. 

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August 16

Utility Investigation Work Wilshire Blvd. from Fairfax Ave. to San Vicente Blvd.

From Monday, August 19, and continuing through Friday, August 30, Wilshire Blvd. between Fairfax Ave. and San Vicente Blvd. will be intermittently reduced to fewer than three lanes in each direction to support investigation work and well installations in the Wilshire/Crescent Heights and Wilshire/La Jolla areas. 

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August 15

Sidewalk Restoration at Wilshire Blvd./Midvale Ave.

Metro contractors will continue sidewalk restoration in front of 10940 Wilshire Blvd., on the southwest corner of Wilshire Blvd. and Midvale Ave. from Monday, August 19 to Wednesday, August 21.

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August 14

Utility Investigation Work on Wilshire Blvd.

Eastbound Wilshire Blvd. is anticipated to be reduced to one lane between Hamilton Dr. and San Vicente Blvd. on Saturday, August 17 from 8am to 7pm to support ongoing utility investigation work. 

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August 14

Geotechnical Instrumentation Installation at Wilshire Blvd./Tower Dr.

Westbound Wilshire Blvd. is anticipated to be reduced to one lane between San Vicente Blvd. and Tower Dr. on Saturday, August 17 from 8am to 7pm for the installation of geotechnical instrumentation.

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August 14

Lane Reductions near Wilshire Blvd./La Cienega Blvd.

A series of lane reductions and turn restrictions will be in place from Monday, August 26 through Friday, August 31 from 8pm to 7am to support instrumentation installation in the Wilshire Blvd./La Cienega Blvd. intersection.

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August 09

North Cañon Dr. Closure

Closure of N. Cañon Dr. at Wilshire Bl starting September 9, 2019 for approximately 24 months.

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August 08

Concrete and Rebar Deliveries at Wilshire/La Cienega

Concrete and rebar deliveries to the Wilshire/La Cienega Station Box are anticipated to begin in September

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July 16

Ogden Dr. Closure

Concrete deliveries from the Ogden Staging Yard to the Fairfax Station are anticipated to continue through August 2019. 

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July 15

Weekend Utility Work on Wilshire Blvd. between El Camino Dr. and Crescent Dr.

The design-build contractor for the Purple Line Extension Project Section 2 continues utility work on Wilshire Blvd. between El Camino Dr. and Crescent Dr. 

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July 12

Updated: Sewer Work at Wilshire Blvd. Alley between N. Cañon Dr. and N. Crescent Dr.

The design-build contractor for the Purple Line Extension Project Section 2 continues sewer line replacement and relocation on Wilshire Blvd. between Beverly Dr. and Crescent Dr. Closure of the alley on the north side of Wilshire Blvd. between N. Cañon Dr. and N. Crescent Dr. and closure of the westbound curb lane on Wilshire Blvd. beginning July 18, 2019 for an estimated two weeks.* A flagger will be available at the alley to control traffic. 

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June 14

Subsurface Investigation Work on Wellworth Ave. and Warner Ave.

Metro contractors will be investigating subsurface conditions also known as geotechnical investigation along the tunnel alignment of the Purple Line Extension Section 3 at various locations from June through August 2019.

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June 13

POSTPONED: Subsurface Investigation Work on Wilshire Blvd.

Postponed until further notice. Work will occur on westbound Wilshire Blvd, east of Glendon Ave., in the center lanes.

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May 07

Update: Sewer and Water Line Replacement and Relocation on Wilshire Blvd.

The design-build contractor for the Purple Line Extension Project Section 2 will begin sewer and water line replacement and relocation on May 13, 2019 on Wilshire Blvd. between Beverly Dr. and Crescent Dr. 

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March 28

Constellation Blvd. Closure at Century Park East, Beginning September 21

Constellation Blvd. at Century Park East will be closed to construct a launch box for the Purple Line Extension tunnel boring machines digging the twin tunnels for the underground subway through Century City.

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March 01

Extended Hauling Hours at South La Brea Yard

Beginning the week of March 4, 2019, hours for hauling to and from the South La Brea staging yard will be extended. 

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March 21

Uber/Lyft: 10-minute Customer Loading Zone for 8383 Wilshire

To promote public safety, a new 10-minute customer loading zone has been in installed in the City of Beverly Hills on San Vicente Bl. for access to the 8383 Wilshire building.

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March 21

Uber/Lyft: Prohibido el ascenso y descenso en Gale Dr

Para promover la seguridad pública, se instaló una zona de ascenso de 10 minutos para clientes en la ciudad de Beverly Hills en San Vicente Bl. para el acceso al edificio 8383 Wilshire.

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March 21

Uber/Lyft: Gale Dr 상 승차/하차 금지

공공 안전 진흥을 위해, 비벌리힐스 시의 San Vicente Bl. 상에 8383 Wilshire 빌딩에 접근하기 위한 10분 승객 탑승구역이 신설되었습니다. Uber 및 Lyft 기사는 8383 Wilshire 빌딩의 승객들을 정해진 장소에서 승차 및 하차해 주실 것을 권합니다.

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