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Construction Work on Crenshaw LAX Station Continues; Road Closures Again After the New Year

Photo credit: Joe Rouzan, from video capture.
Photo credit: Joe Rouzan, from video capture.

As we recently reported, Crenshaw, between Exposition and Coliseum, was closed through December 14 so crews could complete excavation and decking work for the Crenshaw/LAX station. As a result of rain-related construction delays, Metro has announced one more week of full-on road closures on and around Crenshaw Boulevard and Exposition. Those closures will take place after the holidays – from 9pm Sunday, January 4 through 6am Monday, January 12. See more details here

Once all this work is completed, traffic will be able to drive through the area while Metro construction goes on below.

According to Metro’s blog ‘The Source’:

Construction of the 8.5-mile Crenshaw/LAX Line began earlier this year with completion currently forecast for 2019. The project is largely funded by Measure R, the half-cent sales tax increase approved by Los Angeles County voters in 2008.

The new line will run between the Expo Line in the north and the Green Line in the south. In addition to serving Crenshaw Boulevard, the project will include two stations near Los Angeles International Airport, including a station at Aviation/96th where riders will be able to transfer to an Automated People Mover that will provide a quick ride to airport terminals.

A Series of 3 Videos that give you a birds-eye-view of the area:

Over the past couple of weeks, videographer Joe Rouzan, from the City of Los Angeles’ Economic and Workforce Development Department, recorded several views of the work that’s going on at the Crenshaw/LAX station at Crenshaw and Exposition. Enjoy this series of 3 videos, starting  with the oldest of the 3.

November 14, 2014 – Video

Update from Crenshaw Blvd by Joe Rouzan, EWDD from Jan Perry on Vimeo.

December 4, 2014 – Video

Update from Crenshaw Blvd by Joe Rouzan, EWDD 12/4/2014 from Jan Perry on Vimeo.

December 12, 2014 – Video (Post Th/F overnight rain – brief)

Update from Crenshaw Blvd by Joe Rouzan, EWDD 12/12/2014 from Jan Perry on Vimeo.

 

 

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Mary has lived in the Hancock Park area for over 20 years - including homes in Larchmont Village and Windsor Square. Mary has lived in some great places in her life - but none compare to the convenience and majesty of our neighborhood. For Mary, the neighborhood has been a wonderful home to her large, extended family...at one time she had family members living on seven different Hancock Park area blocks! Larchmont Buzz is a labor of love - built to celebrate the neighborhood and to elevate the conversation in the area.

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