Sepulveda Pass

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

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

Carmageddon II: Don't get complacent

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – With “Carmageddon II” just days away, Caltrans officials today urged motorists not to get complacent over the success of last year’s San Diego (405) Freeway closure in the Sepulveda Pass, warning […]

09/25/2012

LA preps for freeway closure and Carmageddon II

LOS ANGELES (AP) – “Carmageddon II” – the sequel – is coming to one of the nation’s most crowded freeways, and authorities are hoping its subtitle won’t be “The Traffic Strikes Back.” As transportation officials […]

09/24/2012

Sunset Boulevard bridge over 405 reopens

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The new and improved Sunset Boulevard bridge over Interstate 405 has reopened more than two years after demolition and reconstruction work began. The overpass reopened just before dawn on Monday. The […]

09/24/2012

405 bridges to reopen, ease gridlock in West LA

ENCINO (CNS) – Weekend work on the Mulholland Drive bridge above the San Diego (405) Freeway was exactly on schedule, and supervisors said the bridge route was expected to reopen on time: 6 o’clock Monday […]

09/23/2012

Wildfire erupts near 405 amid high heat

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A wildfire has erupted in Los Angeles in the hills above the Sepulveda Pass on the east side of Interstate 405, where blistering heat and windy conditions are fanning flames. Fire […]

09/14/2012

Carmageddon discounts provide alternative to driving

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – In hopes of encouraging motorists to stay off freeways during the upcoming “Carmageddon II” closure of the San Diego (405) Freeway in the Sepulveda Pass, local officials today announced discounts being […]

09/11/2012

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