Safety

405 work resumes tonight

Goodbye rain and hello freeway construction: The northbound 405 freeway will be fully closed between the 10 freeway and Santa Monica Boulevard from midnight to 5 a.m. on Thursday morning as part of the project to build a carpool lane over the Sepulveda Pass. Ramp closures could begin as early [continue reading]

No 405 work tonight

More rain in the Southland translates to no full freeway closures on the northbound 405 tonight, nor are there any ramp closures. Current plans call for a full closure late Wednesday and early Thursday between the 10 freeway and Santa Monica Boulevard. You can get project updates at www.metro.net/I-405 and [continue reading]

Metrolink crash presentations are online

The National Transportation Safety Board has posted presentations explaining its investigative findings of the Metrolink crash in Sept. 2008 that killed 25 on its website. There are several presentations, including an introduction and a review of signaling issues associated with the crash.