Winds fanned the flames up a hill and toward a freeway guardrail, prompting the California Highway Patrol to order the lane closures on both sides of the freeway. Traffic was backed up for miles.
The northbound 405 Freeway preceding the 101 Freeway interchange will be closed late Saturday and slated to reopen early Sunday, according to Caltrans.
Crews closed the Marina (90) Freeway near the Culver Boulevard exit for nearly seven hours Monday to remove a fallen fiber optic phone line.
A 400-pound bear that was spotted wandering across the Foothill (210) Freeway has been tranquilized, officials reported Sunday.
All lanes of the eastbound Foothill (210) Freeway will be closed between Rosemead Boulevard and Santa Anita Avenue starting at 11 p.m. Tuesday night for construction work.