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.
That deep breath you take this weekend? Thank Carmageddon II.
Transportation officials say drivers have to stay off the roads during this weekend’s sequel to Carmageddon II to make sure it doesn’t become “The Traffic Strikes Back.”
When completed, the 405 expansion project will create the nation’s longest High Occupancy Vehicle Lane – or carpool lane – running a continuous 48 miles. It is also likely to come in over its $1.1 billion budget.
With “Carmegeddon II” fast approaching, homeowners in the Encino and Sherman Oaks area are dreading the return of the helicopters.
Los Angeles residents and officials prepared for this year’s Carmageddon on Thursday, which runs the weekend of Sept. 29-30.
The southbound 405 freeway is expected to close through the Sepulveda pass Saturday night.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has created an official online countdown to the second “Carmageddon” — which will close the San Diego (405) Freeway in September.
City officials met with Metro, Caltrans, and other organizations Thursday to discuss preparation plans for “Carmageddon II”.
Another 10-mile full closure of the San Diego (405) Freeway through the Sepulveda Pass — already being dubbed “Carmageddon II” — will take place the weekend of Sept. 29-30.
“Carmageddon 2,” “The Rampture,” or “RampJam”. Whatever name you choose to call it, the sequel to last year’s partial closure of the 405 Freeway is set to start Friday.
The sequel to last summer’s Carmageddon has been delayed, possibly until September.
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.
Officials say we could be headed towards a bigger and badder version of “Carmageddon” when a scheduled 405 Freeway closure hits at Wilshire Boulevard.
Riders hopped aboard regional Metrolink trains at record levels during the closure of a stretch of the 405 Freeway, according to transit officials.