A portion of the A (Blue) and E (Expo) Metro rail lines will be closed through the end of service Sunday as crews do construction on the Regional Connector Transit Project.
The A Line will be closed at 7th/Metro, Pico, Grand/LATTC and San Pedro stations, and service will resume at Washington Station.
The E Line will be closed at 7th /Metro and Pico stations, and service will resume at LATTC/Ortho Station.
The closure will repeat during the weekends of Nov. 12 and Dec. 10.
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Metro Bus Line 859 will replace train service at the stations, and Metro buses are temporarily free to ride due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Metro will also provide staff at the train platforms to guide patrons to the nearest bus stops.
The Regional Connector Transit Project, which will start at Little Tokyo/Arts District and end at Seventh Street/Metro Center, will provide the missing link in downtown Los Angeles by running nearly two miles to provide a connection from the Metro L (Gold) Line, the A (Blue) Line and the E Line.
The lines are expected to begin using the new tunnels through downtown L.A. in late 2022.