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]
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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!
Traffic is almost completely gone. It’s happening, people! A closer view of the bridge at 11:49 p.m.:
Here’s the scene about an hour ago at the Unified Command in downtown Los Angeles. Uneventful — which is good!
Heard this one on 100.3 earlier — hat tip, The Sound. Hopefully they’ll be walking not driving this weekend.