Red/Purple Line Core Capacity Improvements Project

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LSCMTA)
Document Title
Red/Purple Line Core Capacity Improvements Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Heavy manufacturing and public facilities
Document Description
The proposed project would be located within the existing Division 20 rail yard. The Division 20 rail yard is an approximately 45 acre site and is home to the Metro Red/Purple Line train storage and maintenance facilities. It is located primarily between the 1st and 4th St bridges, running parallel to the Los Angeles River Channel and east of Santa Fe Avenue. The Metro Red/Purple Line tunnel portal is situated between Commercial St to the north; Ducommun St to the south; Center St to the west; and the LA River Channel to the east. Construction of the portal widening will require the acquisition of an existing industrial use and partial acquisition of a vacant parcel for the tumback tracks. The General plan land use designation for the project site and vicinity is cited in the city's zoning database as heavy/light manufacturing, as well as being identified as a transit priority area. There is one residential land use located adjacent to the southwest corner of the proposed project. There are no other residential/housing, educational centers, institutional or public open space uses in the immediate area (within 1,000 ft).

Contact Information

Cris B. Liban
Agency Name
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Los Angeles, Los Angeles, City of
Los Angeles
Cross Streets
Commercial St, Ducommun St, Center St
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
110, 2, 101, 60
Metro, UPR, BNSF
LA River

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects, Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Los Angeles Region 4 (RWQCB), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
Development Types
Transportation:Other (turn back facility)
Local Actions
rail yard improv.
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Solid Waste, Transportation, Wetland/Riparian

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