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405 Closure Information

Bryan McGee took advantage of the empty 405 Freeway and rode his skateboard down the 405 Freeway. With a camera mounted to his helmet, he captured his joyride on video as he raced past construction crews. (credit: Noel Kleinman/UGC/CBS)

Red Mercedes Convertible Among First On Interstate 405

A driver in a red Mercedes Benz convertible was among the first to drive on the newly reopened San Diego (405) Freeway.

07/17/2011

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‘Mission Accomplished!’ 405 Freeway Reopens Early

The event that many feared would be the “Carmageddon” of epic traffic jams cruised calmly to a finish Sunday, with work on the half-century-old Mulholland Bridge completed nearly a full day ahead of schedule and officials reopening a 10-mile stretch of the busy 405 Freeway.

07/17/2011

CHP Sees Reduction In Accidents This Weekend

The closure of the San Diego (405) Freeway reduced the number of crashes on Los Angeles County Highways by more than half, authorities said Sunday.

07/17/2011

Workers demolish the south side of Mulholland overpass on the 405 freeway during the 53-hour total freeway closure. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

TRAFFIC BLOG: 405 Closure Traffic Updates

Leyla Gulen’s hour-by-hour look at LA Traffic…

07/17/2011

Construction workers using heavy machinery begin demolishing the Mulholland Bridge over Interstate 405 at the Sepulveda Pass for a freeway widening project in the early hours of July 16, 2011 in Los Angeles. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

PHOTOS: Carmageddon Day 1

Motorists Saturday largely heeded warnings from public officials to avoid getting near the 10-mile stretch of the San Diego (405) Freeway through the Sepulveda Pass during day one of “Carmageddon” weekend. » View Gallery

07/16/2011

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Cyclists In Burbank Beat JetBlue To Long Beach!

Bike vs. Plane? It should be obvious to anyone who would win that contest.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/16/2011

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Mayor Thanks Public For Heeding Carmageddon Warnings

There was no apocalyptic traffic meltdown.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/16/2011

Whitney Drolen

TRAFFIC BLOG: 405 Closure Traffic Updates

Whitney Drolen’s hour-by-hour look at LA Traffic…

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/16/2011

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Traffic Moving Easily Through LA, Despite Fears

Los Angeles has so far avoided the feared “Carmageddon” of epic traffic jams from the shutdown of a key freeway, but authorities have had to stop people from trying to get onto the closed section of road.

07/16/2011

(credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

TRAFFIC BLOG: 405 Closure Traffic Updates

It’s nearly high noon, 12 hours into the Mulholland Bridge demolition. Just before going on the air at 11a, I saw LIVE pictures of a huge section of the bridge spill onto the I-405.

07/16/2011

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Cyclists Challenge JetBlue Amid 405 Freeway Closure

A group of bicyclists, who call themselves Wolfpack Hustle, are challenging JetBlue’s special $4 fare between Burbank’s Bob Hope International Airport and Long Beach Airport to a cross town race.

07/16/2011

(credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Westwood Businesses, Streets Quiet Amid 405 Freeway Closure

Business was slow and parking plentiful in Westwood Saturday as Angelenos avoided the area due to the much-anticipated closure of the San Diego (405) Freeway.

07/16/2011

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CHP Escorts Biker Off Car-Less 405 Freeway In West LA

The California Highway Patrol Saturday escorted a bicycle rider off the car-less San Diego (405) Freeway in West Los Angeles.

07/16/2011

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405 Closure Not Affecting Hospitals Operating In West LA

Medical centers in West Los Angeles Saturday were operating normally with staffing in place despite concerns over the closure of the San Diego (405) Freeway.

07/16/2011

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View Interactive Map Of 405 Freeway Closure

View an interactive map displaying the 405 Freeway closure, alternate routes and population density in the Los Angeles area.

07/15/2011

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