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.
Because of mandatory evacuations prompted by the Colby Fire in Glendora, authorities have opened several shelters for both humans and animals and announced several school closures.
Caltrans and Metro will be shutting down several freeways and ramps through Los Angeles this week.
Beginning at 9 p.m. Saturday, authorities will shut Interstate 405 near its junction with State Route 22 and Interstate 605 as part of a $277 million project to link carpool lanes between the freeways. Crews will have 20 hours to tear down an old connector bridge before the freeway reopens at 5 p.m. Sunday.
Orange County officials are unhappy that filming for the third installment of the “Hangover” franchise will shut down parts of a major freeway in the area starting Saturday.
A sewer main rupture in the Stevenson Ranch-Valencia area prompted officials to close a road due to heavy flooding.
A seven-mile section of state Route 2 between La Canada Flintridge and the Angeles Forest Highway will be reopened on Friday after being closed since January.
Several streets were closed Friday in the Station Fire burn area due to icy road conditions, according to officials.
A rain-soaked hillside has collapsed on portions of a busy Interstate 10 transition road east of Los Angeles as relentless rains continue soaking California.