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Metro to Continue Wilshire Blvd. Closure Discussion at Thursday Meeting

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On Thursday, January 21, Metro will provide an update on the progress toward a choice between two extended closure options for Wilshire Blvd., to complete the installation of surface-level decking that will allow below-ground construction of the Wilshire/La Brea Purple Line subway station.

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At a previous meeting, on January 11, Metro solicited community feedback on the two options being considered (a full 7-week closure vs. 16 weekend closures), and representatives said they would present the collected commentary and their progress toward a decision at the January 21 meeting.

Thursday’s full agenda will include:

– Update on La Brea Decking Options: 16 Weekend Closures vs. 7 Full Week closure
– Landscape plan update
– Western, Fairfax, La Cienega updates
– Learn about mucking, jet grouting and appendages

The meeting will be held at:

Los Angeles High School
Corwin Theatre
4650 W Olympic Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90019
6:30-8:30 p.m.

The meeting is open to everyone, and all who are concerned about the closure options, and/or interested in other facets of the subway construction plan, are urged to attend.


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Elizabeth Fuller
Elizabeth Fuller
Elizabeth Fuller was born and raised in Minneapolis, MN but has lived in LA since 1991 - with deep roots in both the Sycamore Square and West Adams Heights-Sugar Hill neighborhoods. She spent 10 years with the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council, volunteers at Wilshire Crest Elementary School, and has been writing for the Buzz since 2015.

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