Between the construction on Flower Street and the massive Fairmont Avenue "flyover" bridge, the USS Disney continues to leave quite a wake as the studio builds out its presence in the north San Fernando Road corridor.
Caught up in the middle of it all has been the Pelanconi Estates and Rancho district residents, who have had to deal with the traffic and noise impacts of a seemingly unending schedule of construction. But unlike the public infrastructure projects that have so far been undertaken to accommodate the giant mouse, the latest snafu revolves around a project within the Walt Disney Co.'s Grand Central Creative Campus.
Construction on a child care center has riled adjacent neighbors who say their pleas to Disney officials to address the noise and vibrations coming from the work site have gone unaddressed. Disney reps say they've met the letter of the law in terms of their development agreement with the city. But where in that agreement are their concessions drawn for residents?