LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Metro will close a small portion of the northbound 405 Freeway in West LA during early morning hours for the next several days.

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The closure, which will take place Wednesday morning through Saturday morning, will allow crews to facilitate re-striping of the pavement. It is expected to stretch from Santa Monica Boulevard to Wilshire Boulevard.

Lane closures will last from midnight to 5 a.m., Wednesday through Friday. Closures will last from 1 a.m. to 6 a.m. on Saturday.

Starting Tuesday, ramps will begin closing as early as 7 p.m., with lane closures starting at 10 p.m. each night.

The Olympic, Pico and Santa Monica Boulevard onramps are also included in the closure.

Metro officials suggest motorists exit at “Santa Monica Boulevard off-ramp, turn right to eastbound Santa Monica Boulevard, turn left to northbound Sepulveda Boulevard, turn right to eastbound Wilshire Boulevard, and turn right to enter the northbound I-405 at the eastbound Wilshire Boulevard on-ramp.”

The closure is part of the I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project.


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