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Due to the dynamic nature of construction, all proposed dates and times are subject to change.

Wilshire/La Cienega Station

Intermittent street and sidewalk closures continue.

There will be intermittent closures of N. Gale Drive at Wilshire Boulevard to accommodate excavation and hauling activities, on weekdays from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.* No work will be performed on President’s Day due to the City’s Holiday Moratorium.

Construction work activities on the north and south sidewalks of Wilshire Boulevard between San Vicente Boulevard and La Cienega Boulevard will require intermittent closures. Pedestrian detour signs will be installed during sidewalk closures.

The majority of work in the area continues to take place behind the existing construction barriers.


Wilshire/Rodeo Station

Lane closures and detours are shown on graphic below

Soil sampling and utility relocation continues on Wilshire Boulevard. No construction work will be done on President’s Day

Work to collect soil samples that will be used to guide Metro Purple Line subsurface construction, will continue to close some lanes on Wilshire Boulevard. Drilling is will take place on Wilshire, near Rexford Drive Tuesday, February 20 through Friday, February 23.* All work is scheduled to take place 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.*

Utility relocation continues in preparation for the future Wilshire/Rodeo Station. The station entrance will be located on southwest corner of Wilshire Boulevard and Reeves Drive. Traffic control measures will be put in place on Wilshire Boulevard from Beverly Drive to Crescent Drive. The work is ongoing and scheduled to continue through April 2018.*

All work is scheduled to take place Monday through Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.* Work will also be done on Reeves Drive only on Thursdays and Fridays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.* During work hours only, all left turns will be restricted between Reeves Drive and Crescent Drive. There will be stationed flaggers during work hours to assist with detours and intermittent access to the alleys east and west of Canon Drive. For alleys impacted, only one alley will be closed at a time.




Upcoming Events

Sections 1 and 2: La Cienega Station and Rodeo Station Monthly Update Meeting


Wednesday, March 7, 2018 from 6:30pm – 8pm


Beverly Hills City Hall (455 North Rexford Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210)


This is a series of monthly meetings for Beverly Hills stakeholders interested in Metro construction and pre-construction for the Wilshire/La Cienega and Wilshire/Rodeo Stations in Beverly Hills. 

Additional information can be found in https://www.metro.net/projects/westside/events/


Link to Metro Notice: https://www.metro.net/projects/notices/notice_purpleline1_LaCienegaDecking/


Phase 1: Piling across Wilshire Boulevard Completed

Full closure from San Vicente Boulevard to La Cienega Boulevard See: Phase 1 Proposed Eastbound / Westbound Detour Map

Phase 2: Decking Completed

Full closure of Wilshire Boulevard from San Vicente Boulevard to La Cienega Boulevard

See: Proposed Eastbound / Westbound Detour Map

Phase 3: Decking Completed

Full closure of Wilshire Boulevard from San Vicente to La Cienega Boulevard See: Phase 3 Proposed Eastbound / Westbound Detour



Metro Notice

Safety Tips

Metro Bus and Rail Schedules

Business Interruption Fund

Purple Line Extension Project Details


Documents and Presentations


Chamber Government Affairs Committee August 2017


Metro Presentation July 2017 - Section 1 Construction Community Meeting


Metro Presentation June 2017 - Section 2 Pre-Construction Community Meeting


Chamber of Commerce May 2017 Meeting


Community Meeting Presentation February 2017


Community Meeting - January 2017


Metro Presentation November 2016 - Section 1 Construction Community Meeting


Metro Presentation October 2016 - Section 2 Pre-Construction Community Meeting


Metro Presentation August 2016 - Purple Line Extension Community Meeting:


City Presentation August 2016 - Purple Line Extension Community Meeting


Community Meeting Presentation November 2015


Purple Line Advanced Utility Relocation Memorandum of Agreement


Additional Resources


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.

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Metro Business Interruption Fund (BIF) information and additional resources for your business.  


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.

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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. 

Metro Purple Line Extension | Project Update from Beverly Hills Television on Vimeo.