Fun Friday Quiz: Cool Projects In The City Of Los Angeles

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Fun Friday Quiz: Cool Projects In The City Of Los Angeles

Sixth Street Viaduct Replacement Project, Bureau of Engineering Take this 10-question quiz to find out how much you know about the Sixth Street Viaduct!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What year did the original Sixth Street Viaduct open?
    • A. 

      1928

    • B. 

      1932

    • C. 

      1956

    • D. 

      1941

  • 2. 
    Why did the City of Los Angeles need to replace the original viaduct?
    • A. 

      It became an eyesore

    • B. 

      It was too small

    • C. 

      Deterioration of the structure's concrete

    • D. 

      Needed a new bridge to feature in movies and TV shows

  • 3. 
    Who is the architect who designed the new viaduct?
    • A. 

      Frank Gehry

    • B. 

      Merrill Butler

    • C. 

      Michael Maltzan

    • D. 

      Santiago Calatrava

  • 4. 
    There will be a new park built underneath the new viaduct. How big will the park be?
    • A. 

      2 acres

    • B. 

      12 acres

    • C. 

      A mile long

    • D. 

      3 acres

  • 5. 
    How many bike lanes will there be on the new viaduct?
    • A. 

      One on each side

    • B. 

      One on the south side

    • C. 

      None

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    How many arches were saved from the old viaduct to be reused in the new park?
    • A. 

      One pair of arches (2 arches)

    • B. 

      Four arches

    • C. 

      Ten arches

    • D. 

      One arch

  • 7. 
    Who donated $1 million to build an arts plaza as part of the park under the new viaduct?
    • A. 

      Elon Musk

    • B. 

      Arnold Schwarzenegger

    • C. 

      Leonard Hill

    • D. 

      Leonardo DiCaprio

  • 8. 
    Who starred in a public service announcement during the February 2016 freeway closure that allowed the Bureau of Engineering to remove a section of the viaduct over the 101 Freeway?
    • A. 

      Los Lobos

    • B. 

      Mayor Eric Garcetti and the Jazz Band from Roosevelt High School

    • C. 

      Justin Timberlake

    • D. 

      The Bureau of Engineering's employee a cappella group

  • 9. 
    Name the one movie that didn't feature the old Sixth Street Viaduct
    • A. 

      GREASE

    • B. 

      Drive

    • C. 

      Out of Time

    • D. 

      Wonder Woman

  • 10. 
    How many columns will the new viaduct have?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      20

    • C. 

      23

    • D. 

      16