Sepulveda Pass

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Dual 405 crashes create extra traffic problems

SHERMAN OAKS (CNS) – Accidents on the northbound and southbound San Diego (405) Freeway today — one of them fatal — temporarily shut down some lanes in both directions and turned the normally tough morning […]

12/20/2013

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Mulholland Bridge reopens after 2 years of construction

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – After two years of construction and two “Carmageddon” freeway closures to make way for demolition, the rebuilt Mulholland Drive bridge over the San Diego (405) Freeway in the Sepulveda Pass reopened […]

12/18/2013

Interstate 405

Multi-vehicle wreck shut down 405 south

VAN NUYS (CNS) – Eleven people were injured today, one seriously, in a multi-vehicle wreck that blocked all lanes of the southbound San Diego (405) Freeway in Van Nuys, snarling mid-morning traffic heading into the […]

12/04/2013

Interstate 405

405 Sunset offramp reopened today

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Sunset Boulevard offramp from the northbound San Diego (405) Freeway reopened today following a roughly four-month closure for reconstruction. The rebuilt ramp is roughly 60 percent longer, allowing for more […]

11/25/2013

Interstate 405

405 to shut down overnight between West L.A. and the Valley

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Both directions of the San Diego (405) Freeway in Sepulveda Pass will be closed tonight to allow for pouring of the concrete deck of the second half of the new Skirball […]

10/26/2013

Interstate 405

3-month ramp closure on the 405

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The eastbound Wilshire Boulevard onramp to the northbound San Diego (405) Freeway will close for 90 days beginning tonight, the final extended ramp closure required for the reconstruction of the interchange. […]

08/22/2013

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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

Diesel fuel spill on the 405 Sepulveda Pass

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A semitrailer spilled diesel fuel on the northbound San Diego (405) Freeway in the Sepulveda Pass this morning, prompting lane closures on the busy stretch, snarling traffic during the morning commute. […]

10/19/2012

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

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

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

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