A big piece of the east side of northbound half of the Mulholland Drive bridge fell down just after 4 p.m. Here is the statement issued by Unified Command: The center span demolition is complete. 65% of the outer spans have been demolished. We expect demolition to proceed more [continue reading]
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Metrolink Board Chairman Richard Katz (at far right) visited the Mulholland Bridge demolition site to report all was going well and area roads, with a few exceptions, were moving along. They also urged area residents to please stay off roads unless necessary to [continue reading]
The media was allowed a brief foray into the northbound lanes to get closer to the bridge about an hour ago. Here's one from my iPhone. Posted with Blogsy
Photographs courtesy of LACMTA (Josh Southwick, Metro Creative Services)
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. Posted with Blogsy
Kinda hard to resist this one. Just substitute “Mulholland Bridge” for “Meadowlands” in the lyrics.
The middle span on the north side looks to be going, going, gone….
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 [continue reading]
Boom! Posted with Blogsy