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‘Carmageddon 2’ Contractors To Pay Hefty Penalty If Work Goes Over Schedule

Contractors working on this weekend’s 405 freeway closure, dubbed “Carmageddon II”, will be fined a generous fee if the job goes over schedule.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/26/2012

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22 Freeway Closure Forces Detours For Long Beach Commuters

Commuters along the eastbound 22 Freeway will have to find another way to get to the southbound 405 for the next two weeks.


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Pothole On 405 Freeway Flattens Tires On Dozens Of Cars

As many as 15 cars had their tires flattened after hitting a pothole on the northbound 405 Freeway in the Sepulveda Pass.


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605 Connector Shutdown To Force Detours Through Long Beach Streets

The shutdown of a key Southland freeway connector will force thousands of motorists to detour through Long Beach and Seal Beach starting Monday.


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Sunset Traffic Officers Near 405 Ramp Closures Yanked

Traffic control officers were noticeably absent on Monday along intersections near the 405 Freeway.


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Commuters Pack Bus, Rail Lines To Dodge Sepulveda Pass Congestion

Would you endure multiple transfers on several bus and light rail lines in order to avoid the Sepulveda Pass?


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3-Month Wilshire Ramp Closures To Begin Friday Night

The two-ramp closure begins at 10 p.m. for the northbound 405 offramp to westbound Wilshire and on Wilshire onramp to the northbound 405.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/22/2012

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405 Freeway Ramps Along Wilshire Set For 90-Day Closures In June

Whatever name you choose to call it, the sequel to last year’s partial closure of the 405 Freeway is set to debut next month.


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3 Critical In 4-Vehicle Crash On The 405 Freeway In Van Nuys

Three people were critically injured Saturday in a four-vehicle crash on the San Diego (405) Freeway in Van Nuys, a city fire official said.



1 Dead, 2 Critically Wounded In Crash On The 405

A woman was killed and four other people were injured, two critically, in a crash on the San Diego (405) Freeway in Mission Hills, a city fire official said.


Motorcyclist Killed On The 405 After Slamming Into Truck

A motorcyclist was killed Friday after he collided with a truck on the northbound 405 Freeway.


Matt Corrigan (l), Amanda Corrigan and Barry Neely enjoy a toast on the 405 Freeway during the "Carmaggedon" closure.  (credit: Jesse Glucksman)

Friends Snap Photo Of Dinner Party On 405 Freeway During ‘Carmaggedon’

The stunt, which reportedly took no more than ten minutes from start to finish, included a folding table, chairs, a table cloth and dinnerware — including wine glasses and candlesticks to set the mood.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/19/2011

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Mayor Thanks Public For Heeding Carmageddon Warnings

There was no apocalyptic traffic meltdown.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/16/2011


Hospitals Unveil ‘Carmeggedon’ Housing Plan For Westside Medical Staff

Hospital officials on Friday said there is a plan in place to ensure thousands of Westside medical personnel will be able to get to work during the upcoming 405 freeway shutdown later this month.

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Hospitals Concerned About 405 Freeway Closure

Warnings that next month’s weekend freeway closure will be a travel nightmare have hospitals concerned that workers won’t be able to get to work.