Red/Purple Line Core Capacity Improvements Project

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Document Title
Red/Purple Line Core Capacity Improvements Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration

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
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
One Gateway Plaza, MS: 99-17-2
Los Angeles, CA 90012-2952



34°03'03"N 118°13'49"W
Los Angeles, City of Los Angeles
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

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Transportation:Other (turn back facility)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: rail yard improv.
Project Issues
Cumulative Effects Landuse Growth Inducing Wetland/Riparian Water Supply Water Quality Traffic/Circulation Toxic/Hazardous Solid Waste Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Recreation/Parks Public Services Population/Housing Balance Noise Minerals Geologic/Seismic Flood Plain/Flooding Drainage/Absorption Biological Resources Archaeologic-Historic Air Quality Agricultural Land Aesthetic/Visual
Reviewing Agencies
Native American Heritage Commission Caltrans, District 7 Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects California Department of Parks and Recreation California Public Utilities Commission Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 5 Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 4 Resources Agency
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