L.A. Metro to open Crenshaw/LAX rail train line in October

The long-awaited Crenshaw/LAX rail (K) line will partially open Oct. 7, marking a major milestone for transit in Los Angeles as the region embarks on a massive buildup of infrastructure ahead of the Olympic Games.

The 8½-mile line runs from the Adams District through the heart of historically Black Los Angeles and will eventually offer a path to connect to the Los Angeles Airport and the South Bay, but several construction projects along the route are likely to keep it from fulling opening until 2026.

Three years behind schedule and more than $90 million over budget, the rail line broke ground in 2014 and was set to be completed in 2019, but it was beset by an array of problems during construction.

“We are delivering a project that is different than we’d originally planned and…



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