LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The northbound 405 Freeway will be closed at Santa Monica Boulevard in West Los Angeles overnight.

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The closure for construction work is scheduled to begin at 11 p.m. Friday through 9 a.m. Saturday.

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The same closures will be in effect on Saturday, May 18 through Sunday, May 19.

There will be a detour at the Santa Monica Boulevard exit but drivers are being warned to avoid the area completely.

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The closure is part of the Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project. Listen to KNX1070 for traffic and weather together on the 5s.