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Jamzilla is coming: Unprecedented 80-hour paving operation planned for northbound 405 Presidents' Day weekend

Los Angeles transportation officials are alerting I-405 and regional freeway motorists of an unprecedented 80-hour northbound I-405 freeway lane closure operation in the Sepulveda Pass this Presidents’ Day weekend, February 14 to 18, 2014. The Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro), in conjunction with California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), Los [continue reading]

Carmageddon Revisited: Metro, Caltrans and Kiewit reopen iconic Mulholland Bridge

The iconic Mulholland Bridge that spawned two unprecedented weekend closures of the nation’s busiest freeway and introduced the word “Carmageddon” into the American vernacular was fully reopened to traffic in Los Angeles at 6 a.m. Wednesday after nearly two-and-a-half years of intensive bridge reconstruction work. The contractor, Kiewit Infrastructure West, [continue reading]

I-405 project is now 85 percent complete

Good news from the I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project, which has successfully navigated through some considerable obstacles during construction of a 10-mile northbound HOV lane between the 10 and 101 freeways. Project managers now report that the project is officially 85 percent complete, with major milestones planned before the end [continue reading]

405 reopens

photo by Gayle Anderson/Metro That was the scene a little while ago as the first wave of cars traveled over the Sepulveda Pass on the southbound 405.