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Regional Connector Transit Corridor

1st St/Central Av Station Community Meeting

August 2012 Community Update Meetings

May 30, 2013

> Project Overview and Update > Presentation on Extended Work Hours Request > Community Outreach and Notification > Next Steps > How to Contact Us

Project Overview
> $1.366 Billion underground Light Rail Transit System > Connect Metro Gold Line to Metro Blue and Expo Lines > 1.9-miles with 3 underground stations > 90,000 Daily Projected Transit Trips > 17,700 Daily New Transit Trips

Project Update
> Request for Proposal issued to prequalified Design/Builders > Proposals due July, 2013 > Contract Award and Notice to Proceed issuance end of 2013 > Design/Build activities begin

Project Update
3rd Party Utility Relocation > Excavation and conduit installation by AT&T > 1st St from Central Av. to E/O Alameda St. > Anticipated to start this summer > Anticipated work hours are Monday Friday: 9am -3:30pm; Saturday: 8am 6pm > Work with community to ensure Nisei Week is a successful event (August)

Information on Metros Request for an Extended Work Hours

Summary of Work Hours

Daytime Allowable Hours Monday Friday: 7am - 9pm
Saturday: 8am -6pm No Sunday work

Extended Hours Monday Friday: 9pm - 7am of the following day Saturday: Before 8am & after 6pm
All day Sunday

Peak Traffic Hour: Restricts construction from 6am 9am and from 3:30pm 7pm, Monday through Friday. Holiday Moratorium: Restricts construction from before Thanksgiving to after New Years Day holidays.

Extended Work Hours Request

> Metro requests extended work hour variances from City codes > Variances allow longer work hours, including nights and on Sundays > Continued approval is conditional on performance > All work will be scheduled in advance, with notice to community

Extended Work Hours Request

> Compliance with the Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program (MMRP) is required > Project Hotline operates 24 hours per day and 7 days a week > Metros team has used these variances on the successful Eastside Gold Line construction

Extended Work Hours Request

Why is needed > Minimize construction impacts to the community > Shorten the overall duration of construction > Reduce construction impacts to traffic > Complete project early 2020


st 1 St/Central

Av Station


st 1 St/Central
> Central Av, south of 1st St
> Intersection of Alameda St and Temple Av > 1st St, West and East of Alameda St

Av Station


Conceptual Construction Sequencing


Soldier Pile Installation


Deck Installation
> Deck support system in place during Metro Gold Line Construction


Deck Installation
> Temporary Deck maintains mobility of traffic while construction activities take place below it


Construction Overview Cut and Cover

Excavation below street surface

Existing utilities and support systems are visible.


Tunneling Equipment


> Receive support for extended work hours to minimize construction duration > Reduction in overall duration and related construction impacts > Deliver project to the community and businesses by 2020


Next Steps
> LAPD Commission Staff may contact you about Metros variance request > Questions or Comments can be directed to Metro Construction Relations > Letters of Support


Community Outreach and Notification

> Advance look-ahead of activities provided at Community Leadership Council Committee (CLCC) and community meetings > CLCC presentation on activities in advance of work starting > Notification to stakeholders one week in advance of work starting > Construction updates on Project website, Facebook and Twitter

How to Contact Us @metroconnector Project Hotline: 213-922-7277


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