405 Shutdown

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Drivers, Beware: ‘Jamzilla’ Shutdown Begins On 405 Freeway

Ramp and lane closures expected to last until early Tuesday began late Friday night on Interstate 405 as the Los Angeles region undergoes another major freeway shutdown with a frightening nickname.


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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.


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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

Traffic flows under the Mulholland Bridge on Interstate 405 which is slated to be demolished during the 11 miles shut down of Interstate 405 on July 7, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. The interstate 405 will be closed for 53 hours due to a freeway widening project starting July 16.  Los Angeles city officials are advising residents to stay home or stay away from the area over the weekend fearing massive traffic  jams of what has become known as "Carmageddon."  (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Contractor Behind 405 Closure Could Face Heavy Fines For Not Finishing On Time

The contractor doing the demolition work on the 405 Freeway this weekend, dubbed “carmageddon” for the inevitable havoc the shutdown will create, could face heavy fines if the highway doesn’t reopen on time.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/11/2011

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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.