One of the big hoe-rams departing the scene — more signs of progress.
The photo gives you an idea of all the activity still on the freeway surface; a lot of dirt and debris still needs to be cleared from the roadway.
Metro’s Jose Ubaldo shot this with his cell phone. It helps give you a good idea of the work at hand — literally taking down half the bridge. Compared with the photo below taken shortly after sunrise Sunday, the video shows how much work has been done in the past [continue reading]
Wow. What happened to the northern side of the bridge?!
Here’s the statement from Unified Command: Sunday morning, the CHP responded to two isolated and unrelated incidents of pedestrians attempting to enter closed sections of the I-405 Freeway. The individuals were detained and cited for pedestrians on freeway. We remind the public that not only is it illegal to attempt [continue reading]
Here’s the official update issued by the Unified Command: LOS ANGELES (Sat., Sept. 29, 2012, 9:30 p.m.) – The Interstate 405 Freeway (I-405) Unified Command announced the following update information: Herbalife Triathlon Los Angeles Reminder: The Herbalife Triathlon Los Angeles will be held tomorrow morning. Participants and spectators should stay [continue reading]
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]
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!