405 view, 2:15 p.m.

Photo by Dave Sotero/Metro


Here's a nice one looking south from the top of the Angelino Hotel. That's the newly rebuilt Sunset Boulevard bridge in the foreground with the empty 405 running underneath.

405 scene (Valley view!), 12:26 p.m. Saturday

Photo by Gary Leonard for Metro.


Carmageddon musical interlude, part 3

Kinda hard to resist this one. Just substitute “Mulholland Bridge” for “Meadowlands” in the lyrics.

405 scene, 10:17 a.m. — bringing down a bridge

The middle span on the north side looks to be going, going, gone….

Photo by Gary Leonard for Metro.

Unified Command statement on trucks trying to use Sepulveda Boulevard

Unified Command has just issued this statement:

The 405 Closure Unified Command has received information that several large trucks have attempted to utilize Sepulveda Boulevard to bypass the freeway closure.  This must not happen and could pose a hazard to emergency services through the Sepulveda pass.  Effective immediately, law enforcement and traffic enforcement will be enforcing the height and weight restrictions along Sepulveda Boulevard.  Trucks exceeding the limits will be cited.  Trucks must utilize the regional freeway systems and alternate routes.  This information is available on numerous websites including Metro.net/405, go511.com or by calling 511.

405 scene, 10:45 a.m.

Photo by Jose Ubaldo/Metro