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Los Angeles city officials broke ground last month on a $1.95 billion Los Angeles Airport transportation project that is expected to dramatically improve the travel experience for the more than 87 million passengers who move through LAX annually. The electric train Automated People Mover (APM) will operate on a 2.25-mi.

Fluor Corporation announced that its LAX Integrated Express Solutions joint venture team recently broke ground on the Los Angeles International Airport's Automated People Mover project for Los Angeles World Airports. Fluor and its partners are set to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the $4.9 billion project over the next 30 years.

Elon Musk's Boring Company will be one step closer to a working loop system, come December. According to a tweet from Musk, the company plans to unveil a portion of one of its tunnels beneath Los Angeles on Dec. 10, USA Today reported. This structure, which is located between downtown Los Angeles and Torrence, Calif., has been dubbed a “test tunnel” by the Boring Company, and serves as a model for the company's loop system.

Elon Musk's Boring Company is now focusing its efforts on an underground tunnel around Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. According to the company, the proposed Dugout Loop would be a 3.6-mile tunnel system to “help reduce traffic in Los Angeles by providing a clean and efficient public transportation option,” USA Today reported.

It seems the force is not only with Luke Skywalker and the Jedi in Star Wars. It may also be within its creator, American filmmaker and entrepreneur George Lucas and his crew on his next megaproject. Lucas is using the power, creativity and magic of modern-day construction to bring the best of his works, including the Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises, to a scholarly, but fantasy-filled public museum.

Elon Musk is at it again — this time, his sights are set on building a factory for SpaceX's rocket construction at the Port of Los Angeles. Port officials and SpaceX have been in talks about the company using its 19-acre portion of land at Berth 240 on the harbor's waterfront since 2015.

Months after Hurricane Maria devastated the island, Puerto Rico's recovery efforts continue. On March 27, the Los Angeles Dodgers announced their support to help Puerto Rico get back on its feet. According to Mark Walter, Dodgers owner and chairman, the baseball team will donate $2 million to Habitat for Humanity of Puerto Rico to aid rebuilding initiatives, Huffington Post reported.

Officials recently broke ground on the site of what will soon be George Lucas' Museum of Narrative Art in Los Angeles' Exposition Park. When construction, which is slated to take about 36 months, is complete, the resulting five-story building will hold narrative art collections, dining facilities, theaters, lecture halls, classrooms and a public research library, Variety reported.

Amazon announced Jan. 18 that it has chosen 20 potential locations for its new headquarters. In 2017, more than 230 cities stepped up to the plate with proposal packages including tax incentives and more to vie for the retail giant to choose them for its HQ2.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As part of the crew digging a subway extension under the streets of Los Angeles, Ashley Leger always keeps her safety gear close by. When her phone buzzes, she quickly dons a neon vest, hard hat and goggles before climbing deep down into a massive construction site beneath a boulevard east of downtown.

The Los Angeles Metro's Board of Directors has decided it will accelerate numerous transportation projects so they are complete by the 2028 Olympic Games. If left on their initial schedules, some of these projects would not be finished until 2041, Curbed reported.