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You may have to wait until 2020 to experience the new Sixth Street Viaduct in person, but a video posted to the project's official YouTube account offers a sneak preview.

Budgeted at $480 million, the new bridge will span 3,500 feet across the Los Angeles River, linking the Arts District of Downtown Los Angeles to Boyle HeightsMichael Maltzan Architecture and Hargreaves Associates designed the project, which is highlighted by a series of swooping arches.

The City of Los Angeles also intends to spend approximately $22 million to construct 12 acres of park space below the bridge, creating new connections to the river.

14th District Councilmember Jose Huizar has announced a proposal to create an underground wiring district that could relocate power lines and build new sidewalks in the area surrounding the viaduct.

Rendering via Michael Maltzan Architecture

Proposed Apartment Building Near Van Nuys Boulevard Faces Appeal

The proposed development calls for a four-story building with 27 residential units.
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This week, the Los Angeles City Planning Commission is scheduled to consider an appeal of a proposed multifamily residential development near the Van Nuys Civic Center.