I-405 Motorist Advisory
Advance Weekend I-405 Closures Required to Prepare for “Carmageddon II”Mulholland Bridge Demolition
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Autority (Metro) and California Departmentof Transportation (Caltrans) are advising the public that two extended, 10-hour directional freewayclosures will be required on the weekends leading up to “Carmageddon II” September 29-30 toprepare the remaining half of the Mulholland Bridge for its final demolition.The I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project contractor will remove the supporting woodstructures called “falsework” from the newly constructed south bridge side and will adjustMulholland Drive’s roadway alignment and elevation to meet the bridge’s new approaches.The schedule for freeway and Mulholland Drive closures follows:Due to the extended duration of the closures that will start earlier at night and continue later intothe morning weekend hours, motorists are advised to plan ahead, avoid the area or eat, shop and playlocally. Motorists should seek alternate routes in advance to avoid traffic gridlock. SepulvedaBoulevard will remain open as a primary alternate route.Caltrans will list the upcoming directional freeway closures on its changeable message signs in theproject area beginning Saturday, September 1.More…
August 31, 2012
Dave Sotero/Marc LittmanMetro Media Relations213.firstname.lastname@example.orgFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Directional full freeway closure between U.S.101 freeway to the Getty Center Dr. ramps;southbound U.S. 101 and northbound U.S. 101 tosouthbound I-405 connector rampsSaturday, Sept. 8, at 11 p.m. toSunday, Sept. 9, at 9 a.m.
Directional full freeway closure between theGetty Center Dr. ramps to the Ventura off-ramp;southbound U.S. 101 and northbound U.S. 101 tosouthbound I-405 connector rampsSaturday, Sept. 15, at 11 p.m. toSunday, Sept. 16, at 9 a.m.Mulholland Bridge Closure Friday, Sept. 14, at 10 p.m. toSunday, Sept. 16, at 8 a.m.Mulholland Drive, from the west side of the bridge toCasiano RoadFriday, Sept. 21, at 10 p.m. toMonday, Sept. 24, at 6 a.m.