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]
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!
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!
Pylons are going up and lane closures are underway in advance of the full closure of the 405 between the 10 and 101 that begins in about 90 minutes. The midnight hour is approaching, people! Many reporters are at Camp Carmageddon, just north of the Mulholland Drive Bridge.
It appears darkness has fallen over the Republic, to put it in Star Wars-speak. Good news: traffic already appears to be lightening up. Here’s the view on Google Maps as of 7:37 p.m. below. Good job, people!
A cavalcade of officials just held a news conference at the city’s Emergency Operations Center in downtown Los Angeles about the impending closure of the 405 freeway between the 10 and 101 freeways this weekend. Here’s in short what they said: Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa: please avoid driving in [continue reading]
Here we go, folks. Carmageddon II is hours away, and if you’re adamant about not staying home all weekend, sipping cold drinks by the pool, go Metro to check out these fine Destination Discounts locations that are offering extra special deals just for this weekend. Buca di Beppo at [continue reading]
One question that I’m sure will come up: LAX FlyAway bus service at Union Station, Van Nuys and Westwood will run on their normal schedules this weekend. Extra buses are being added to ensure service remains on time at all three locations, according to Los Angeles World Airports, the city [continue reading]