24/7 Metro Hotline: 213.922.6934
Beverly Hills Public Works Customer Service: 310.285.2467
Beverly Hills Public Works Email: PurpleLine@beverlyhills.org
Weekly Update 6/21/19
Utility work advances on Wilshire.
Preparation for sewer and water line replacement continues on Wilshire between Beverly and Crescent. Work will be done in stages over the next five months and will require some turn restrictions and lane closures. Work hours are Monday through Friday, 9 am to 4 pm and 8:15 pm to 7 am.
Potholing for utilities continues on Wilshire.
Potholing work for identifying the location of existing sewer and water utilities is in progress. Work hours are Monday through Friday, 9 am to 4 pm. This work is at various locations on Wilshire between Crescent and Beverly and is coordinated with other utility work. Turn restrictions and the closure of one westbound and one eastbound traffic lane will be required.
Construction of soundwall begins at Cañon Yard.
Construction equipment and materials are being stored at the Reeves Yard as the installation of a 20-foot soundwall at the Cañon Yard begins this week. The soundwall will reduce noise impacts to neighbors and is expected to be completed at the end of July. Work hours at the Reeves Yard are Monday through Friday, 8 am to 8 pm.* At the Cañon Yard, work hours are Monday through Friday, 8 am to 6 pm.*
Geotechnical instrumentation installation begins near Wilshire/Rodeo.
Beginning this week, devices to monitor the effects of excavation and tunneling will be installed at multiple locations around the future Wilshire/Rodeo station. This work will be performed intermittently on weekdays from 7 am to 4 pm over the next few months.
Wilshire/La Cienega Station
Closures anticipated near Wilshire.
The following closures* are scheduled to take place during the upcoming week:
Please use alternative routes and continue to respect construction barriers and detours for your safety.
Other Nearby Projects (Non-Purple Line Extension)
Tree pruning to occur overnight on Wilshire.
The City will begin pruning palm trees near the future Wilshire/Rodeo station Sunday, June 16, through Friday, June 21. Work hours are from 10 pm to 6 am, and work will begin on the south side of Wilshire and head east. Work is expected to begin on the north side of Wilshire around mid-week. Overnight tree pruning will continue in the shopping district for about four weeks.
Fiber optic work continues on N. Gale.
Crown Castle will be performing construction on North Gale near Wilshire through Sunday, June 16. Work will include sawcutting, removing asphalt, and trenching to install a conduit. Lane closures will also be in place. Work hours are weekdays from 4 pm to 9 pm and Sundays from 9 am to 6 pm. If you have questions, please contact Crown Castle directly at (951) 833-6626 or (951) 841-8601.
*Due to the dynamic nature of construction, all dates and times are subject to change.
The Purple Line Extension will provide a transportation alternative to the congested Westside, including two stops in Beverly Hills: Wilshire/ La Cienega and Wilshire/ Rodeo.
Sections 1 and 2: La Cienega Station and Rodeo Station Monthly Update Meeting
Wednesdays in 2019: July 10, Aug 7, Sept 4, Oct 2, Nov 6, Dec 4
6:30pm - 8pm
City Hall, Municipal Gallery (455 North Rexford Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210)
This is a series of monthly meetings for Beverly Hills stakeholders interested in Metro construction for the Wilshire/La Cienega and Wilshire/Rodeo Stations in Beverly Hills.
Detailed City Council agendas and meeting videos can be found at http://www.beverlyhills.org/departments/informationtechnology/beverlyhillstelevision/citycouncilmeetings/
Additional information can be found at https://www.metro.net/projects/notices/events_purpleline/
Transportation and Parking: For public transportation, use the Trip Planner at metro.net or call 323.GO.METRO. Two-hour free parking is available at the Civic Center Garage located at 450 N. Rexford Dr.
Metro Presentations: For the latest Metro Presentations, please click this link below and select "Section 1&2: City of Beverly Hills Presentations"
Documents and Presentations
Metro Business Interruption Fund (BIF) information and additional resources for your business: https://www.metro.net/projects/business-interruption-fund/
PROJECT DETAILS - Purple Line
The project is scheduled to be built in three sections. The first section of the Purple Line Extension will extend the subway from the Wilshire/ Western station in Los Angeles to Wilshire/La Cienega in Beverly Hills. Section 2 extends from the Wilshire/ La Cienega station to the Wilshire/ Rodeo station and then on to the Century City / Constellation station.