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Construction resumes on $2.4B Los Angeles Metro Purple Line

November 22, 2022


Transit officials halted work on the line on Oct. 21 following a history of injuries and issues dating to July 2021, according to a letter sent to the contractors by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority. The letter alleges that the companies were warned multiple times about the safety issues prior to the shutdown.

The agency set an initial end date of Nov. 7 for the work stoppage, which Metro said could be shortened if contractors met additional safety requirements, including a revamped safety plan and a comprehensive evaluation of the site.

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