MTA experts recommend Constellation station in Century City

westside-subway-logo.jpgMetro's experts panel of seismologists, geologists and engineers recommends in a new report that the subway station for Century City should be built under the intersection of Constellation Boulevard and Avenue of the Stars to avoid two earthquake faults that lie under Santa Monica Boulevard. The panel also said tunneling under Beverly High School would not endanger the campus. Also, the report says drilling and other tests in Beverly Hills, Century City and Westwood "found less methane and hydrogen sulfide than along parts of the existing subway in downtown Los Angeles and other parts of the proposed line," MTA's website says. Another take: ZevWeb, Beverly Hills Patch

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