As anyone knows who drives the region’s freeways, one chronic source of backups is when heavy traffic must cope with an entrance ramp followed closely by an exit ramp. In other words, traffic trying to move left from the entrance lane mixes with traffic trying to move right to exit. [continue reading]
Here is a look at some of the transportation headlines gathered by us and the Metro Library. The full list of headlines is posted on the library’s blog. Residents express concern over Gold Line yard in Monrovia (Monrovia Patch) As part of its deal with Metro, the Gold Line Foothill [continue reading]
Demolition of the Skirball Center Drive bridge over the 405 freeway begins tonight. The north side of the bridge is scheduled to be taken down first. The bridge is being demolished and rebuilt as part of the I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project, which will add a carpool lane to the [continue reading]
As a result, there will be some full freeway closures on the 405 at night this week. Here’s the press release that we posted here last week. The best place to get frequent closure and construction updates is the I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvement Project’s Twitter feed.
Metro will hold four community meetings beginning Wednesday, October 20, to update the public on the South Bay Metro Green Line Extension project. The purpose of these meetings is to seek public comments and input as the environmental process continues for extending rail service farther into the South Bay to [continue reading]
County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky’s website is reporting there will likely be a change of plans when it comes to tearing down the Mulholland Bridge as part of the project to add a northbound carpool lane to the 405 freeway over the Sepulveda Pass. Instead of first tearing down the bridge [continue reading]
Draft study for Westside Subway Extension released; among the details — it would be a 25-minute ride from Union Station to Westwood
Let’s start with this fun fact: When the Westside Subway Extension is built, it will take 25 minutes to travel from Los Angeles Union Station to the Westwood/UCLA station — 13 minutes on the existing Purple Line to Wilshire and Western and a little more than 12 minutes on the [continue reading]
Here are some photos of the demolition of the Sunset Boulevard bridge over the 405 freeway that began this past weekend. The bridge is being widened and rebuilt as part of the project to add a carpool lane on the northbound 405 between the Santa Monica and Ventura freeways.
David, a Source reader, recently emailed with this question about the project to add a northbound carpool lane to the 405 freeway over the Sepulveda Pass. He wrote: Why does the Mulholland bridge over the 405 have to be replaced? There is plenty of room to run the Northbound on-ramp [continue reading]