WESTWOOD (CBSLA.com) — Lane closures on Sepulveda Boulevard will be extended through Thursday due to delays caused by rain, officials said Monday.
Work to re-grade and reposition the heavily traveled road between Church and Montana avenues began last week.READ MORE: LA County Sheriff's Employee Killed, Woman Hurt After Vintage Sports Car Careens Into Pole In Temple City
Sepulveda will continue to be limited to one lane in each direction from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. From the hours of 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., the entire stretch of roadway will be closed to all traffic.
The closure is part of the $1 billion 405 Freeway construction and widening project.READ MORE: Water Main Break Creates Muddy Mess On Hollywood Hills Street
The new Sepulveda Boulevard alignment slices through a hill east of the freeway, where a large retaining wall has been built.
The repositioning and re-grading of Sepulveda will allow Metro crews to build a new carpool lane and exits on the northbound 405.MORE NEWS: New Health Order Will Require Proof Of Vaccination Or Negative Test At Bars, Clubs, Mega Events Of 10,000 People Or More
According to Metro, the closest detour will be the 405 Freeway.