Here are a few images from photographer Gary Leonard’s pictorial on how the south half of the Mulholland Bridge came down the weekend of July 15 to 17. Above is a shot showing what the bridge looked like last Friday afternoon. The demolition began the evening of Friday, July [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. Brucker meets with Villaraigosa for MTA talk (Beverly Hills Patch) The mayors of Beverly Hills and Los Angeles met briefly Thursday to [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. Mayor/Metro Boss Villaraigosa on Carmaheaven, Expo, 405 Subway (Curbed LA) Curbed L.A. catches up with L.A. Mayor and Metro Board Chairman Antonio [continue reading]
It’s only fitting that County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky, who made the ‘Carmageddon’ tag a household word for the temporary closure of the 405 freeway, should have the last word on the car-free phenomenon and near-miracle of last weekend. And the last word is a good one. Check out the nicely produced [continue reading]
A few time-lapse videos of the work to partially demolish the Mulholland Drive Bridge over the 405 freeway this past weekend have popped up on the Internet. This most excellent one takes a different tack, with footage from several different locations that was shot Friday night into Saturday. The video [continue reading]
photo by Alex Webb, via Twitter I’m not sure where on the 405 this was taken over the weekend, but the image matches the sign’s sentiment, which is kinda cool. To submit a photo for the Art of Transit, post it to Metro’s Flickr group, email it to firstname.lastname@example.org or [continue reading]
photo by Gayle Anderson/Metro That was the scene a little while ago as the first wave of cars traveled over the Sepulveda Pass on the southbound 405.
With work on tearing down the southern half of the Mulholland Drive Bridge complete, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced Sunday that the 405 freeway over the Sepulveda Pass will begin reopening about 11:30 a.m. Sunday, more than 17 hours before the scheduled reopening at 5 a.m. Monday. “Not enough [continue reading]
Latest progress report on Mulholland Bridge: southern half of bridge has been torn down and 405 may reopen early
Here is the latest progress report on work on the Mulholland Drive Bridge over the 405: •The southern half of the bridge has been demolished. •Workers continue to thoroughly clean the edge of the remaining part of the bridge. •All demolition material and dirt has been removed from the roadway [continue reading]
Metro’s Peter Watkinson took these photos beginning early Saturday and continuing throughout the day of the work to partially tear down the Mulholland Drive Bridge over the 405 freeway.