Posted Apr. 19, 2014, 9:06 am
Installation of the Expo Line 2 track installation at the intersection of Lincoln Boulevard and Colorado will begin Monday, April 21 at 3 am.
Posted Apr. 18, 2014, 7:47 am
A rail connector making it easier for Expo Line riders from Santa Monica to make an easier and more efficient connection with East Los Angeles received a significant boost Tuesday, with Metro staff recommending a nearly $1 billion design/build contract for the Regional Connector in downtown Los Angeles.
Posted Apr. 10, 2014, 8:35 am
With bridge and station construction well underway, the next major milestone for the Expo Phase 2 project is track installation. More than 15 miles of track will be installed along the alignment between Culver City and Santa Monica.
Posted Mar. 20, 2014, 8:07 am
The Expo Line Construction Authority is planning a full closure of 17th Street at Colorado Avenue in Santa Monica starting 1 am this Saturday, March 22.
Posted Jan. 17, 2014, 8:45 am
The 5th Street freeway exit in Santa Monica will be closed for 10 days, along with Colorado Avenue between 4th and 5th Street, starting Jan. 18 at 6 am.
Posted Dec. 8, 2013, 9:19 am
In order for the Expo Line contractor to install rail across 11th Street in Santa Monica, there will be a full street closure at the intersection of 11th and Colorado starting 5 am Monday, Dec. 9.
Posted Nov. 18, 2013, 9:05 am
Phase two of the Expo Light Rail Line, from Culver City to Santa Monica, is now 50 percent complete and is on-time and on-budget, according to the Expo E-News Fall 2013 newsletter.
Posted Sep. 15, 2013, 9:40 am
Work crews will temporary close Olympic Boulevard between Cloverfield Boulevard and 20th Street in Santa Monica for the removal of the falsework for the Olympic/Cloverfield Bridge as part of construction of Phase 2 of the Expo Light Rail Line.
Posted Sep. 3, 2013, 1:47 pm
In preparation for construction of Phase 2 of the Expo Light Rail Line, work crews will temporary close Olympic Boulevard from Cloverfield Boulevard for the removal of the falsework for the Olympic/Cloverfield Bridge in the City of Santa Monica.
Posted Aug. 17, 2013, 9:01 am
As part of the construction of Phase 2 of the Expo Light Rail Line, work crews will continue with necessary activities to support the construction of the Centinela Avenue Bridge, including implementing two nighttime street closures.
Posted Aug. 5, 2013, 3:13 pm
The California Supreme Court today cleared the way for the Exposition Light Rail project from Culver City to Santa Monica to proceed.
Posted Jul. 29, 2013, 9:08 am
With construction of the Expo line in Santa Monica well underway, local artist Bettina Hubby hosted a “Dig the Dig” dinner at the Santa Monica Museum of Art on Sunday, July 21.
Posted Jul. 27, 2013, 9:00 am
The arrival of the Expo Line in Santa Monica has been a focal point for promoting greater mobility and a viable alternative to reduce the number of vehicles traveling within the city. Another beneficiary of the Expo Line: development.
Posted Apr. 30, 2013, 10:28 am
The Metro Board of Directors has approved the names for the three Santa Monica stations part of the second phase of the Expo Line, according to Metro’s blog The Source.
Posted Apr. 14, 2013, 9:23 am
Construction of Phase 2 of the Expo Light Rail Line to Santa Monica is steaming forward with work crews turning their attention to the intersection of Bundy Drive and Exposition Boulevard for the installation of the falsework for the Bundy Bridge.
Posted Jan. 29, 2013, 11:16 am
Traffic in downtown Santa Monica is about to get a little worse with the upcoming permanent closure of eastbound Colorado Avenue between 4th Street and 5th Street.
Posted Jan. 6, 2013, 8:46 am
When the Santa Monica City Council convenes for the first meeting of the year on Tuesday, Council members are expected to recommend the names for the three Expo light rail stations in Santa Monica. The names are expected to be approved as follows: • Downtown Santa Monica (currently assigned Colorado/4th Street) • Colorado/17th Street/SMC (currently assigned Colorado/17th Street) • 26th Street/Bergamot (currently assigned Olympic/26th Street)
Posted Aug. 24, 2012, 3:44 am
The Big Blue Bus (BBB) will launch changes to select routes and schedules this Sunday, Aug. 26, which are designed to improve connectivity with the Culver City Expo Light Rail Line.
Posted Jul. 23, 2012, 2:48 am
The Exposition Construction Authority held a design update community meeting last Wednesday at Santa Monica Civic Auditorium for Phase 2 of the Expo Line project, which will connect the Culver City station to downtown Santa Monica. With the final design underway, major construction is anticipated to begin August of this year.
Posted Jun. 20, 2012, 2:45 am
The first phase of the Metro Expo Line is officially complete with the opening of the final station in Culver City today. The opening of the...
Posted Jun. 19, 2012, 3:05 am
The relocation of existing water lines currently located under various points along the upcoming Expo Light Rail Line route in Santa Monica will begin Monday, June 25 and continue through the end of August. Major work activities will include saw-cutting and removal of asphalt, excavation of soil, pipe installation, backfilling, and asphalt restoration.
Posted May. 30, 2012, 2:47 am
Changes are on the way for many Big Blue Bus routes and schedules that will be launched on Sunday, June 17 in preparation for the arrival of EXPO L...
Posted May. 7, 2012, 1:33 am
The final portion of the Expo Line Phase 1 is beginning to crystallize, as fully functioning trains pulled in and out of the La Cienega/Jefferson s...
Posted Apr. 3, 2012, 2:27 am
The removal and relocation of specific trees for the Exposition Light Rail Line within the City of Santa Monica will commence Tuesday, April 17.
Posted Mar. 16, 2012, 1:41 am
The final phase of testing for the Expo Light Rail Line Phase 1 is now underway with trains set to begin operating out of the La Cienega/Jefferson ...