Northbound I-405 closure in West L.A. between Santa Monica Boulevard and Wilshire Boulevard planned night of April 11

A little I-405 news to spice up your Thursday. Here’s the press release from Metro:

The I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project contractor is planning to close the northbound I-405 in West Los Angeles from Santa Monica Boulevard to Wilshire Boulevard to facilitate formal walk-throughs of the roadway project area in preparation for upcoming lane re-striping activities on Friday night, April 11. Closure information is as follows:

  • Friday night: 1 a.m. to 6 a.m. on Saturday, April 12

Ramps will be closed as early as 7 p.m., and lanes will begin to close at 10 p.m.

Ramp Closures:

  • Northbound I-405 Olympic Boulevard/Pico Boulevard on-ramp
  • Northbound I-405 Santa Monica Boulevard on-ramp
  • Northbound I-405 will be accessible at the northbound on-ramp from eastbound Wilshire Boulevard


  • Detour: Exit the northbound I-405 at the Santa Monica Boulevard off-ramp, turn right to eastbound Santa Monica Boulevard, turn left to northbound Sepulveda Boulevard, turn right to eastbound Wilshire Boulevard, and turn right onto the northbound I-405 on-ramp from eastbound Wilshire Boulevard.

What to expect: