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Cemex will participate in LA Metro expansion

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Cemex USA has announced that it is participating in Phase 1 of the Metro Purple Line Extension in Los Angeles, California. The expansion will improve the LA public transportation system by linking the west part of the city to the region’s growing rail networks. For this project, Cemex is expected to supply at least 330 000 cubic yards of ready mix concrete.

Phase 1 will provide high-speed, reliable transportation between popular areas of the city and is expected to be completed in 2023. The extension will comprise a 3.9 mile section of twin-rail subway, plus three underground stations in LA and Beverly Hills.

Project planning was started in 2007 to ensure the completed development of this comprehnsive project with the least possible impact on area residents. Cemex was chosen for the project due to the experience it demonstrated 10 years ago on the L Metro Gold Line expansion.

"This project will improve transportation and mobility for generations of Los Angeles residents, and CEMEX enjoys the resources and experience to help make it a reality. We are proud to play an important role in building a better future for one of the USA’s greatest cities through the extension of the Metro Purple Line,” said Ignacio Madridejos, President CEMEX USA.

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