ABC7 » Tunneling for the first phase of Metro’s Purple Line Extension project will begin later this summer under the Miracle Mile. Two boring machines will begin by digging parallel tunnels underneath Wilshire Boulevard between Koreatown and Beverly Hills to connect three new stations and 3.92 miles of new rail. The project initially broke ground in November 2015.
Curbed Los Angeles » Metro officials on Friday celebrated the start of construction on the second phase of the Purple Line extension to the Westside. The subway extension is being built in three phases, and it’s just prep work, like moving power lines, that’s underway now for Phase No. 2, the stretch of the line that will run for 2.5 miles through Beverly Hills and Century City.