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And here’s the view looking north from Camp Carmageddon toward the San Fernando Valley about 90 minutes ago.
The north side of the bridge is coming down — here’s what it looked like just after 7 a.m. As for traffic, here’s the real-time map from Caltrans at 8:45 a.m. Lot of green is good!
“This ride is welcomed by Metro’s Media Relations, and Metro’s Bike Program whose mission is to make bicycling more viable in L. A. County. Since Metro is asking people not to drive, it is a perfect opportunity to bike instead!” BIKE CARMAGEDDON! The West Valley Ride Lead By: Jesse Fuller [continue reading]
The big equipment moving into place as the clock struck midnight on the 405 with work about to begin on the north side of the Mulholland bridge. It’s Carmageddon time!
Here’s the scene about an hour ago at the Unified Command in downtown Los Angeles. Uneventful — which is good!
Pylons are going up and lane closures are underway in advance of the full closure of the 405 between the 10 and 101 that begins in about 90 minutes. The midnight hour is approaching, people! Many reporters are at Camp Carmageddon, just north of the Mulholland Drive Bridge.
As we wait for lane closures to begin at 10 p.m., a thematically-correct tune for our friends at Kiewit Infrastructure West, the contractor doing the heavy lifting this weekend while bringing down the north side of the Mulholland Drive Bridge. Only thing heavy I’m presently lifting is a fork-full of [continue reading]
It appears darkness has fallen over the Republic, to put it in Star Wars-speak. Good news: traffic already appears to be lightening up. Here’s the view on Google Maps as of 7:37 p.m. below. Good job, people!
One question that I’m sure will come up: LAX FlyAway bus service at Union Station, Van Nuys and Westwood will run on their normal schedules this weekend. Extra buses are being added to ensure service remains on time at all three locations, according to Los Angeles World Airports, the city [continue reading]