Carmageddon

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405 freeway closure dubbed ‘Jamzilla’ planned for holiday weekend

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – County, state and local transportation officials will warn motorists today that extended lane closures of the San Diego (405) Freeway in the Sepulveda Pass are planned over Presidents Day weekend. Metro officials are […]

01/14/2014

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Caltrans warns of ‘Summer Slam’

INDUSTRY (CNS) – It may not be “Carmageddon,” but Caltrans officials warned motorists today that a series of upcoming 55-hour weekend closures — beginning Friday — affecting some or all lanes of the Pomona (60) […]

07/11/2013

Several freeway closures this weekend

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – It’s not Carmageddon, but sections of the San Diego (405) Freeway will be closed at times this weekend, as well as other freeways around the Southland. In Sherman Oaks, Caltrans crews […]

10/05/2012

Bridge demolition time lapse

Watch a time lapse video on NBC LA of the bridge demolition work done over the weekend, bringing Carmageddon 2 to a close: Bridge demolition time lapse.  

10/01/2012

Carmageddon rolls on despite glitch

LOS ANGELES (KFWB/AP) – Construction crews encountered an unexpected issue Saturday afternoon when the eastern edge of the Mulholland Bridge being demolished came down in a single piece.  Work was halted for about an hour […]

09/29/2012

Carmegeddon II: West LA streets, canyons crowded

WEST LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Traffic backed up on surface streets in West Los Angeles at midday, as a hot, sunny day off apparently enticed some motorists to ignore requests to stay off the roads […]

09/29/2012

Carmageddon 2 is here

The “Carmageddon II” closure of the 405 freeway in the Sepulveda Pass is here. Affected freeway on- and off-ramps begin closing at 7 p.m. Friday. At a minute past midnight the entire freeway will shut […]

09/28/2012

Experience LA with Maggie McKay

By Maggie McKay, KFWB afternoon anchor OK, we survived the first Carmageddon but now that the second time around is here we’re making it an excuse to CELEBRATE — or at least, deal with it. […]

09/28/2012

Firefighter ranks to be boosted for Carmageddon 2

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles Fire Department will have more firefighters and paramedics working on the Westside for “Carmageddon II” this weekend, officials said today. The extra hands will include motorcycle teams capable […]

09/26/2012

Pool system plan will reduce helicopter noise during Carmageddon

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Responding to residents’ complaints about excessive helicopter noise during last year’s “Carmageddon” closure of the San Diego (405) Freeway in the Sepulveda Pass, local television news stations announced today they will […]

09/26/2012

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