Photographs courtesy of LACMTA (Josh Southwick, Metro Creative Services)
Kinda hard to resist this one. Just substitute “Mulholland Bridge” for “Meadowlands” in the lyrics.
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 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!
Here’s the scene about an hour ago at the Unified Command in downtown Los Angeles. Uneventful — which is good!
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.
Here’s the good word: The Unified Command for the 405 Freeway closure will be providing periodic messages related to the closure to the public through a system called Nixle. Anyone who has a text capable phone or an e-mail address can subscribe to receive these messages. To subscribe to the [continue reading]