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Eyes on the Street: North Hollywood Station Underpass Nears Completion

North Hollywood Station's new above-ground structures, as viewed from the Red Line Station. The new North Hollywood tunnel is due to open August 2016. Photos by Joe Linton/Streetsblog L.A.
North Hollywood Station's new above-ground structures, as viewed from across Lankershim Boulevard last week. The new North Hollywood underpass is due to open this August. Photos by Joe Linton/Streetsblog L.A.
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Metro's new tunnel connecting North Hollywood's Red Line and Orange Line stations is looking nearly complete. According to Metro spokesperson Dave Sotero, the project is anticipated to open next month. Per Metro [PDF] the tunnel will save riders approximately 44 seconds on transfers between the Red and Orange Lines.

The Red Line station's fare gates and fences have been reconfigured. The above-ground structures for the escalators and elevator seem nearly done. Riders who poke their heads around the construction fence can see that the tunnel itself, while still a construction site, appears almost ready for pedestrian traffic.

More photos after the jump.

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Adjacent to the Red Line North Hollywood Station platform elevator is a construction fence.
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Looking around the left end of the fence, one can view the new fare gates and the tunnel itself.
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New North Hollywood tunnel structures viewed from the Orange Line arrival platform
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NoHo tunnel structures viewed from the Orange Line departure platform
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See this December 2014 SBLA article for more North Hollywood tunnel specifics, including diagrams and maps. See also Metro's project page - click on NoHo Underpass.

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