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Project Status and Schedule


The project began in early Spring 2017 and construction completion is expected in Summer 2020.

Staging and other pre-construction activity will occur through October at the following shaft locations:
  • Shaft #10 - Marquesas Way at Via Dolce
Construction activities, including shaft excavation and underground micro tunneling, have now begun at the following shaft locations:
  • Shaft #4 - Pacific Avenue at 62nd Avenue
  • Shaft #5 - Via Marina at Ballona Creek
  • Shaft #11 - Hurricane Street at Canal Court

Additional information on the above noted pre-construction and construction activity, including maps, traffic diversions and parking restrictions as well as other activities can be found here:
Construction notice Shaft #4
Construction notice Shaft #5
Construction notice Shaft #10
Construction notice Shaft #11

Expected construction hours are as follows:
City of Los Angeles: Mon – Fri, 7am – 7pm; Saturdays 8am - 5pm.
County of Los Angeles: Mon – Friday, 8am – 5pm; Saturdays 8am – 5pm.

Night work, if required, will be from 7pm to 7am with advance notice in the City and the County.

As the project progresses, additional updates will be posted here.


The City Council certified the Final EIR on January 12, 2010, thereby approving the recommended alignment route.

All necessary permits were approved including coastal development permits.

See below for information on the permitting process and relevant documents. 

City of Los Angeles documents

An appeal of City CDP 10-04 was filed on April 6, 2015 and was considered by the Board of Public Works on May 8, 2015. Please review the Hearing Notice for details. A copy of the meeting agenda and related items is available here.

Related Appeal Documents:

County of Los Angeles documents