On April 2, a temporary full closure of Wilshire Boulevard between Crescent Drive and Beverly Drive took effect after the Beverly Hills City Council approved an accelerated construction timeline for the Metro Purple Line Extension Project.
Beginning Jan. 29 through April, lanes will be closed due to installation of 27 piles across Beverly Drive on the north side of Wilshire Boulevard as part of the Metro Purple Line Extension project.
The Metro Purple Line is soldiering on, to the dismay of some business owners. The most recent Construction Community meeting was held on Oct. 17 and focused on the station artwork designs and community engagement activities this year.
Beverly Hills residents and other community stakeholders weighed in on the scope of the environmental review process for the proposed Westside Purple Line Wilshire/Rodeo Station North Portal during a Sept. 19 “scoping” meeting at City Hall. As part of the environmental review process, the city also invited all interested members of the public to provide written comments on issues related to potential environmental impacts before the 32-day scoping comment period ends on Oct. 7.
The Citizens Oversight Committee (COC), established to conduct oversight on Measure E Bond expenditures and to review audit reports, found that the District has been fuzzy about expenditures for their legal battles with the Metropolitan Transit Authority.
The Metro Purple Line Extension has received a new $100 million allocation from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for Section Three of the Purple Line Extension project to Westwood, it was announced Tuesday.
The Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills announced this week that it has filed a lawsuit against the Metropolitan Transportation Authority over structure damage in relation to Purple Line Extension subway construction.
A series of small earthquakes in Century City last weekend have sparked renewed concerns over Metro’s plans to tunnel its Purple Line Extension under Beverly Hills High School and through Century City.
Several residents and the owner of the 10-story medical office building at 8500 Wilshire Blvd. attended the regular Metro Purple Line Extension meeting Wednesday at City Hall to register their complaints regarding noise from the project’s ventilation system, which operates 24/7 for the duration of the construction, estimated to conclude in 2022.
The City Council approved the selection of Japanese artist Tomokazu Matsuyama to create a mural for the temporary sound wall that will soon be in place at the intersection of North Canon Drive and Wilshire Boulevard during the construction of the Wilshire/Rodeo station for the Metro Purple Line Extension.