Drivers will need to find an alternate route north of Burbank Airport late Monday night as CalTrans continues work on the northbound carpool lane into the early hours of Tuesday.
Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law several bills designed to boost use of clean-air vehicles in California.
A California Highway Patrol officer told City News Service the incident occurred on the north side of the freeway just north of the 91 Freeway at approximately 8:30 p.m.
The connector road from the southbound 605 Freeway to the southbound 405 Freeway will close for about two weeks starting Monday as crews make improvements.
A $161 million carpool-lane construction project will result in some lanes closure this week at or near the Golden State (5) and Antelope Valley (14) freeways, according to Caltrans.
Due to a new law in effect Friday, tens of thousands of hybrid car drivers will no longer be allowed to use the carpool lane.
For six years, California has rewarded drivers of the eco-friendly hybrid cars with an all-access pass to the carpool lane — but that’s all about to change this Friday.