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405 Freeway Closure

BRIDGEBASH! 405 Freeway In OC To Close For 20 Hours

Posted 08.16.2013 | Los Angeles

Attention Angelenos: if you don't need to go to Orange County this weekend, then avoid it like the plague. That's because our OC brethren are going...

A Take Out Order of the Westside Subway Extension

Joel Epstein | Posted 06.26.2012 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

With the Rampture upon us and street services repaving the street I live on, even though my stretch seems just fine, I have been challenged of late to see the L.A. transportation glass as mostly full.

'Rampture' Postponed, Angelenos Can Breathe Easy

Posted 12.21.2011 | Los Angeles

Turns out that the "rampture" isn't so near after all. Just weeks before the 90-day closure of the Wilshire Boulevard ramps on the 405 freeway, Lo...

Berry Good For You

Neil Zevnik | Posted 10.16.2011 | Healthy Living
Neil Zevnik

What all these succulent treats have in common is a serious helping of unique nutrients that offer protection against any number of incipient maladies.

'Carmageddon' Was A Cultural Boon For LA: Report

Posted 09.20.2011 | Los Angeles

All the people praising the 405 closure for its effect on Los Angeles actually have some numbers on their side. Culturally, "Carmageddon" boosted muse...

PHOTOS: Eating Dinner On The 405 During 'Carmageddon'

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 09.25.2012 | Los Angeles

Four friends took last weekend's 405 freeway closure as an opportunity to grab some dinner. On the highway. Matt Corrigan, his wife Amanda, Barry ...

WATCH: Bridge Demolition From Start To Finish In Under 2 Minutes

Posted 09.17.2011 | Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Times has a time lapse video of the entire Mulholland Bridge demolition from start to finish. Appropriately, the video is set to "Flig...

405 Freeway Opening Today

Posted 09.16.2011 | Los Angeles

The Mulholland Bridge demolition is completed ahead of schedule, reports the Associated Press. That's why officials have just announced that the 405 f...

HuffPost LA: Your Guide To All Things Carmageddon

Posted 09.15.2011 | Los Angeles

We're hours away from "Carmageddon," the 53-hour period when the 405 freeway between the I-10 and U.S. 101 freeways will be shut down. From Friday, Ju...

WATCH: Los Angeles Without Cars

Posted 09.14.2011 | Los Angeles

With Carmageddon looming in the near future, many Angelenos are planning to ditch their normal vehicles for the weekend in favor of bikes, public tran...

Los Angeles Hospitals Brace For Carmageddon

The Huffington Post | Laura Schocker | Posted 09.14.2011 | Healthy Living

With Los Angeles bracing itself for 'Carmageddon' -- an unprecedented 53-hour shutdown of a 10-mile stretch of one of the city's (and the country's!) ...

Stay Home, Have Fun: Carmageddon Survival Guide In LA

| Katie Bain | Posted 09.13.2011 | Los Angeles

The signs, you’ve seen them. “405 Closing July 16 - 17. Expect Big Delay.” Well, we’ve been expecting it for months now, and this weekend, it...

WATCH: Carmageddon Gets Animated In Taiwan

Posted 09.13.2011 | Los Angeles

The impending closure of the 405 has, obviously, been big news to Angelenos for months. Now Carmageddon has gotten the Taiwanese animation treatme...

WATCH: KCET's Carmageddon Program

Posted 09.13.2011 | Los Angeles

With one day left until "Carmageddon" strikes, it'll be helpful to know what exactly LA is getting itself into. Last night, KCET aired a special e...

$4 JetBlue Flights For Carmageddon Sell Out In Three Hours

Naples, CA Patch | Posted 09.12.2011 | Los Angeles

Six hundred lucky passengers will be flying for $4 between Long Beach and Burbank during "Carmageddon" on four flights specially added by JetBlue Airw...

405 Closure: Bike Mobs, Helicopter Tours, & Airplane Commutes

Posted 09.12.2011 | Los Angeles

In the chaotic few days remaining before the planned closure of ten miles of the 405, offers are popping up to, alternatively, disrupt, watch, and avo...

Did The 405 Closure Have To Happen Over Two Weekends?

Posted 09.11.2011 | Los Angeles

As Los Angeles prepares for the three-day 405 closure (starting this Friday!), there are a flurry of last minute updates being released every day. Wha...

WATCH: 405 Closure Gets The 'Hitler Rant' Treatment

Posted 09.10.2011 | Los Angeles

This weekend's 405 freeway closure gets the "Hitler Rant" treatment from the film "Downfall." The führer screams about everything from smug Downt...

Carmageddon Update: 26 Additional Bus Lines Will Be Free Of Charge

Mar Vista, CA Patch | Posted 09.05.2011 | Los Angeles

In addition to providing free rides on the Metro Orange, Red and Purple Lines, The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) an...

New Job: Traffic Reporter?

Posted 08.30.2011 | Los Angeles

UPDATED -- More "big names" doing their part to warn Los Angeles about the upcoming 405 freeway closure: former CHiPs star Erik Estrada. PREVI...

LAPD Asks Lady Gaga, Kim Kardashian To Tweet About 405 Closure | Posted 08.30.2011 | Los Angeles

In an effort to alert motorists to the traffic nightmare that might arrive when the 405 Freeway is closed next month, officials have pulled out all th...

Contractor To Be Fined $72,000/Hour If 405 Isn't Re-Opened On Time

Encino, CA Patch | Lauren Rosenblum | Email the Author | 1:30pm | Posted 08.29.2011 | Los Angeles

The contractor that will be demolishing the Mulholland Bridge and closing 10 miles of the the heavily traveled I-405 Freeway July 15-18 faces substant...

Carmageddon Wedding Still On Track

Mar Vista, CA Patch | Devin Kelly | Posted 08.28.2011 | Los Angeles

A year ago, a young Marina del Rey couple picked the seemingly innocuous date of July 17, 2011, for their wedding in Bel-Air. Then came the unthink...

''Farewell Verses to My Hybrid's Expiring California Carpool Lane Stickers''

Patt Morrison | Posted 08.28.2011 | Los Angeles
Patt Morrison

O little yellow strips of plastic -- How you made my drive fantastic. [At least you minimized the pain: With you, I used the carpool lane.] The...

Hospitals Express Concern Over 405 Closure Plan | Ari Bloomekatz, Los Angeles Times | Posted 08.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Four major Los Angeles hospitals are expressing alarm over plans to shut down the 405 Freeway through the Sepulveda Pass for 53 hours next month, sayi...