In an ominous news release titled “Countdown to the Closure,” public safety officials warned Friday of the planned 53-hour full closure of a long segment of the 405 freeway on the Westside in July.
The northbound 405 will be closed for 10 miles between the 10 and 101 Freeways, and the southbound 405 will be closed for four miles between the 101 Freeway and the Getty Center Drive ramps. The closure is planned for the July 16–17 weekend — beginning in some sections on the evening of July 15 and lasting until the early morning of July 18 — and is taking place because of planned demolition work on the Mulholland Bridge as part of a larger freeway improvement project. Read more »
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