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How To Stay Heart Healthy During 405 Freeway Shutdown

As the countdown continues to the 405 freeway shutdown, it’s important be prepared! Dr. John M. Kennedy stopped by KCAL9 Friday to talk about how to handle stress from the freeway frenzy.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/15/2011


LAX FlyAway Bus Lines Altered Due To 405 Closure

Some travelers who rely on FlyAway buses to get to and from Los Angeles International Airport can expect schedule changes and longer travel times this weekend due to the closure of the San Diego (405) Freeway through the Sepulveda Pass.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/15/2011

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Mulholland Bridge Demolition To Begin Early Saturday Morning

Crews are already preparing for demolition work slated to begin when the 405 Freeway shuts down at midnight Saturday.


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What To Do Close To Home On Carmageddon Weekend

By Darleene Powells Carmageddon is upon us! There are those stocking up on supplies in preparation for the weekend when a critical stretch of the 405 Freeway is shut down, but there are those determined […]


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JetBlue’s $4 Fare Sells Out

The airliner’s #OverThe405 program, offering $4 one-way flights between Burbank’s Bob Hope International Airport and Long Beach Airport on Saturday, July 16, sold out in just hours Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/13/2011

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Parking Restrictions To Be In Place During 405 Freeway Closure

City leaders say there will be several parking restrictions in place this weekend when the 405 Freeway shuts down for 53 hours.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/13/2011

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Amtrak To Offer Half-Price Fares At Some Stations This Weekend

Amtrak plans to offer half-price fares this weekend to passengers traveling between Union Station in downtown and Bob Hope Airport in Burbank, giving travelers another option during the upcoming closure of the San Diego (405) Freeway.



Tips To Surviving The 405 Closure

Here are some tips to help you survive the upcoming 53-hour 405 closure this weekend.

CBS Los Angeles–07/12/2011

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Street Parking Banned Along Ventura, Sepulveda During Carmageddon

To help traffic move along surface streets during Carmageddon weekend, street parking will be banned along sections of Ventura and Sepulveda boulevards, the Los Angeles Department of Transportation announced Tuesday.


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Helicopter Tours Offer Bubbly Alternative To ‘Carmageddon’

The tour — which lasts about 45 minutes — will also include other famous sites around the Southland, including Griffith Observatory, the Hollywood sign and other landmarks.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–07/11/2011

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Several Roads, Freeways To Be Impacted By 405 Freeway Closure

Officials are asking residents to prepare for several traffic problems when the 405 Freeway shuts down in five days.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/11/2011

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Alternate Routes Likely To Be Jammed Over Carmageddon Weekend

A planned shutdown of a ten-mile stretch of the 405 Freeway next weekend might just be the reason Angelenos need to stay home as alternate routes are likely to be jammed.


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Officials: UCLA, VA Hospitals Ready For ‘Carmageddon’

Hospitals on the Westside of Los Angeles are prepared for next week’s shutdown of the San Diego (405) Freeway, officials said Friday.



Valley Residents Who Endure ‘Carmageddon’ Rewarded With Free Carnival Rides

For many, riding the 405 can be something like a carnival ride…up, down, curving, fast, crawls to a halt, repeat.


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‘Carmageddon’ May Bring Curtain Down On LA Entertainment Options

You may have to give up some entertainment options on the weekend of July 16 — unless, of course, you don’t a little traffic nightmare or two.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–07/06/2011