A separate replacement bridge would have kept the Mulholland bridge at four lanes rather than two, but that idea was recently vetoed by neighborhood groups.
The Minnesota Supreme Court is considering whether to block a firm from being sued by the state of Minnesota over the deadly Interstate 35W bridge collapse.
Engineers note that while over half of the city’s 600 bridges got a top grade for safety, a lack of funds has slowed replacements or retrofits on dozens of others.
Plans are being unveiled in Long Beach for a $1 billion bridge to replace a crumbling span near the Queen Mary.
Sections of the 405 Freeway will be closed at night during the next five days due to demolition work on the northern half of the Skirball Center Drive bridge.
A drawbridge that connects Long Beach to Terminal Island was closed for several hours Tuesday due to a power outage, authorities said.