LOS ANGELES (CBS/AP) — Officials say construction crews have completed work on the 405 Freeway ahead of schedule and have reopened all northbound lanes through the Sepulveda Pass.
On Saturday, the closure of three of five lanes between the Montana Avenue and Getty Center exits snarled traffic for miles in West Los Angeles.
All lanes were reopened just after midnight Sunday, some 29 hours ahead of schedule.
The Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority said the lanes were supposed to close through 5 a.m. Monday.
The freeway was shut so crews could move the center median, repave and restripe a 2.4-mile stretch of the 405 as part of a $1 billion widening project, which KNX 1070’s Ed Mertz reports is two-thirds complete.