From the June 2015 MMRA Newsletter:
An interview with Mindy Lake and Michael Cortez,
members of Metro’s Construction Relations Team
Metro Purple Line Extension
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Mindy Lake (west segment; Hauser Blvd. to La Cienega Blvd.):
Michael Cortez (east segment; Hauser Blvd. to Western Ave.):
Metro Purple Line Extension links:
Stop Nighttime, Sunday, and Holiday Subway Construction!
Why does the MMRA oppose nighttime construction?
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Larchmont Chronicle [6/19/14]: Wilshire Residents Bemoan Subway Construction Noise
Larchmont Chronicle [4/1/14]: Petition ‘raises awareness’ of Metro subway issues; 100 trees slated for removal
Los Angeles Times [3/28/14]: Westside subway neighbors worried about nighttime construction noise
Los Angeles Times [4/2/14]: Letters to the Editor; Gridlocking L.A. for better transit
Park La Brea/Beverly Press [3/25/14]: Community hopes to cut down tree plan [see Purple Line Tree Inventory Report – November 15, 2013]
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CONSTRUCTION CONCERNS OVER LA SUBWAY EXPANSION
A neighborhood organization in the Miracle Mile area is pushing back against a proposal that would allow construction on a subway project during overnight hours. Kate Larsen reports from Mid-Wilshire for the NBC4 News at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 19, 2014.
Los Angeles Times video: At a westside Subway Excavation, plenty of bones (and more) to pick
Building a Subway Tunnel – A video depicting construction on the Toronto subway system which utilized many of the same construction techniques that will be used on the Purple Line Extension.
Tunnel Boring Machine in Action – A great animated video that explains how these enormous machines work.
Tunnel Excavation with Slurry Tunnel Boring Machines – Slurry faced tunneling will be employed in high methane areas of the Miracle Mile
MMRA Letters to Government Agencies:
Metro Requests to the Los Angeles Police Commission for Work Hours Exemptions:
Metro Subway Links:
MMRA Newsletter Articles on Subway Construction:
January 2015 Edition: MMRA Meets with Metro • Seeks to Shift Nighttime Utility Relocations to Daytime Hours
July 2014 Edition: Subway Construction Update
April 2014 Edition: Subway Construction Update • Petition Campaign Expands North of Wilshire
March 2014 Edition: Petition Drive to Stop Nighttime Subway Construction Going Strong
August 2013 Edition: MMRA Opposes Subway Work Hours Exemptions
Other Articles about Subway Construction:
TunnelTalk.com: Los Angeles Scopes Mega Metro Expansion – An industry publication reviewing the technical, financial, and design-build aspects of the construction.