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News, Santa Monica, 405 Freeway

Southbound 405 Freeway To Close At Midnight Four Nights This Week

Posted Jun. 22, 2014, 9:00 am

Another series of four overnight closures is in store for the major freeway from the San Fernando Valley to the Westside of Los Angeles.

News, Santa Monica, 405 Freeway

405 Freeway Wrong-Way Crash Driver Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI

Posted Jun. 9, 2014, 9:11 am

A 19-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol today after his car crashed into another vehicle while going north on the southbound San Diego (405) Freeway in Westchester, injuring himself and four others.

The I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project has released details of the latest upcoming closure and detours.

News, Santa Monica, 405 Freeway, Traffic, Metro

405 Through Sepulveda Pass To Close At Midnight

Posted May. 31, 2014, 4:58 pm

Drivers heading out of the San Fernando Valley via the San Diego (405) Freeway should be aware that the freeway would close at midnight -- one hour earlier than previously planned.

News, Santa Monica, 405 Freeway

Southbound 405 Freeway To Close Tonight In Sepulveda Pass

Posted May. 28, 2014, 11:38 am

A stretch of the southbound San Diego (405) Freeway in the Sepulveda Pass will be closed overnight tonight as crews continue re-aligning lanes on the roadway.

News, Transportation, Santa Monica, 405 Freeway

Carpool Lane Open For 405 North Travelers

Posted May. 23, 2014, 1:24 pm

Commuters in the Sepulveda Pass got a nice present on May 23 when a long-awaited 10-mile carpool lane opened on the northbound San Diego (405) Freeway.

The I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project has released details of the latest upcoming closure and detours.

News, Santa Monica, 405 Freeway, 10 Freeway

Northbound 405 Freeway To Close Between 10 Freeway & Santa Monica Boulevard

Posted Apr. 23, 2014, 9:39 am

The northbound 405 Freeway lanes will close between the 10 Freeway and Santa Monica Boulevard in West Los Angeles tonight, April 23 at midnight to 5 am Thursday, April 24.

News, Santa Monica, West Los Angeles, 405 Freeway

Tonight's Southbound 405 Lanes Closure At Santa Monica Boulevard Cancelled

Posted Mar. 25, 2014, 9:09 am

The planned closure of southbound 405 Freeway lanes between Santa Monica Boulevard and National Boulevard tonight, March 25 from midnight to 5 am has been cancelled.

News, Santa Monica, 405 Freeway

Southbound 405 Lanes To Close Tonight, Tuesday Night At Santa Monica Boulevard

Posted Mar. 24, 2014, 9:09 am

The southbound 405 Freeway lanes will be closed from Santa Monica Boulevard to to National Boulevard from midnight to 5 am tonight, March 24 and Tuesday, March 25,

News, Santa Monica, West Los Angeles, 405 Freeway

Tonight: Full Northbound 405 Freeway Closure Between Santa Monica, Wilshire

Posted Mar. 14, 2014, 9:18 am

A full northbound 405 Freeway closure will take place tonight, March 14 from midnight to 5 am Saturday between Santa Monica Boulevard and Wilshire Boulevard.

This map shows which lanes will be closed during daytime and nighttime hours for 'Jamzilla.'

News, Santa Monica, West Los Angeles, 405 Freeway

Beating The Odds This "Jamzilla" Weekend When 405 Freeway Closes Friday

Posted Feb. 11, 2014, 9:23 am

Caltrans is urging Los Angeles residents to avoid the 80-hour closure of the 405 Freeway in West LA this Presidents' Day weekend, Feb. 14-18, to avoid sitting in lengthy delays.

News, Santa Monica, 405 Freeway

Motorcyclist Killed On 405 Freeway Near Getty Center Drive

Posted Jan. 22, 2014, 9:42 am

Traffic on the 405 Freeway came to a standstill Wednesday morning after a fatal accident in the northbound lanes just north of Getty Center Drive at 3:45 am.

Avoid the southbound 405 Freeway through West Los Angeles on Friday, Dec. 27 until 5 am.

News, Santa Monica, West Los Angeles, 405 Freeway

Southbound 405 Freeway To Close Between Santa Monica Blvd. & National Blvd. Friday

Posted Dec. 25, 2013, 9:24 am

Motorists traveling south on the 405 Freeway through West Los Angeles will be made to take a short detour during an early morning five-hour full directional closure on Friday, Dec. 27.

A multi-vehicle crash blocked the southbound 405 Freeway at Sherman Way.

News, Santa Monica, West Los Angeles, 405 Freeway

Major 405 Freeway Accident Shuts Down Southbound Lanes At Sherman Way

Posted Dec. 4, 2013, 9:53 am

A major traffic accident shut down the southbound lanes of the 405 Freeway at Sherman Way in Van Nuys for about an hour Wednesday morning.

A rendering of what the 405 Freeway will look like at Wilshire Boulevard. Reconstruction of all eight ramps is expected to take more than one year.

News, Santa Monica, 405 Freeway

Detours In Place For Wilshire Boulevard Northbound On Ramp To 405 Freeway

Posted Aug. 24, 2013, 8:59 am

The eastbound Wilshire Boulevard northbound on-ramp to the 405 Freeway closed late Thursday for 90 days.

A rendering of what the 405 Freeway will look like at Wilshire Boulevard. Reconstruction of all eight ramps is expected to take more than one year.

News, Transportation, Santa Monica, 405 Freeway, West La

Eastbound Wilshire On-Ramp To Northbound 405 Freeway To Close Thursday

Posted Aug. 18, 2013, 8:58 am

The eastbound Wilshire Boulevard on-ramp to northbound 405 Freeway will close for 90 days starting Thursday, Aug 22. Once rebuilt, the on-ramp will have nearly 300 percent greater capacity.

News, Santa Monica, 405 Freeway

405 Freeway Sunset Off-Ramp To Close Tonight Through December

Posted Aug. 2, 2013, 11:01 am

The northbound (NB) I-405 off-ramp to Sunset Boulevard will be closed 24 hours a day for demolition and reconstruction, for 120 days, starting 7 pm tonight through to Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013.

News, Transportation, Santa Monica, 405 Freeway, West La

Northbound 405 Freeway Sunset Boulevard Off-Ramp To Close For 120 Days

Posted Jul. 28, 2013, 8:42 am

Westside motorists take note -- the northbound (NB) I-405 off-ramp to Sunset Boulevard will be closed 24 hours a day for demolition and reconstruction, for 120 days, starting next Saturday, Aug. 3 to Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013.

News, Santa Monica, 405 Freeway

Full 10-Hour Northbound 405 Freeway Closures At Santa Monica Boulevard Tonight

Posted May. 17, 2013, 1:16 pm

Santa Monica commuters prepare -- the I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project contractor will conduct two full 10-hour northbound I-405 freeway closures from the Santa Monica Boulevard off-ramp to the Santa Monica Boulevard on-ramp in West Los Angeles tonight, May 17, and Saturday, May 18 from 11 pm to 9 am each day.

The 405 Freeway will shut down this weekend between the 10 and 101 freeways with ramps closing as early as 7 p.m. today, Sept. 28.

News, Santa Monica, 405 Freeway, 10 Freeway

Carmageddon This Weekend: What You Need To Know To Survive The 405's Closure

Posted Sep. 28, 2012, 6:39 am

Ramps along the 10-mile closure area of the 405 Freeway between the 10 and 101 freeways will begin to be shut down for "Carmageddon II" as early as 7 p.m. tonight and closure of individual freeway lanes will begin at 10 p.m. to ensure full freeway closure by midnight.

The City of Santa Monica’s Emergency Operation Center is ready for Carmageddon II.

News, Transportation, Santa Monica, 405 Freeway

Santa Monica Activates Emergency Operations Center For Carmageddon II

Posted Sep. 28, 2012, 4:21 am

The City of Santa Monica Emergency Operations Center has been activated for the 405 closure this weekend to ensure uninterrupted support of city staff and constant communication throughout the region to handle any situation resulting from the event.

A rendering of what the 405 Freeway will look like at Wilshire Boulevard. Reconstruction of all eight ramps is expected to take more than one year.

News, Santa Monica, West Los Angeles, 405 Freeway

405 Freeway Wilshire Blvd. Ramps Reopen Three Weeks Ahead Of Schedule

Posted Aug. 31, 2012, 5:47 am

Three weeks ahead of schedule, the 405 Freeway westbound Wilshire Boulevard on-ramp and the northbound off-ramp will re-open to traffic today. The two ramp closures, popularly known as “Ramp Jam,” were originally scheduled for 90-day closures that officially began on June 22 with reopening originally scheduled for Sept. 22.

News, Los Angeles, Transportation, Santa Monica, 405 Freeway

Carmageddon Weekend On September 29-30 Creeps Closer

Posted Aug. 15, 2012, 2:04 am

Starting this weekend, 64 Changeable Message Signs (CMS) located on most Los Angeles County freeways will begin displaying information about the upcoming closure of the San Diego Freeway (I-405).

News, Transportation, Santa Monica, 405 Freeway, 10 Freeway

Carmageddon To Return To The 405 Freeway September 29-30

Posted Jul. 19, 2012, 7:15 am

Part two of "Carmageddon" is scheduled for September 29-30, which will see a 10-mile closure of both directions of the 405 Freeway. During the closure, contractors will demolish the remaining side of the Mulholland Bridge.

News, Santa Monica, 405 Freeway, 10 Freeway, New

405 Freeway Improvement Project To Reduce Lanes, Close Connectors Today

Posted Jul. 5, 2012, 2:28 am

The I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project is taking today, July 5, to reduce lanes and close connectors as part of improvement works.

A rendering of what the 405 Freeway will look like at Wilshire Boulevard. The I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project began demolishing the first of eight ramps joining Wilshire  and the 405 Freeway on Friday. Reconstruction of all eight Wilshire ramps is expected to take more than one year.

News, Transportation, Santa Monica, West Los Angeles, 405 Freeway

What You Need To Know About The Ongoing 405 Freeway Wilshire Ramp Closures

Posted Jun. 23, 2012, 4:00 am

Plan ahead, adjust your travel times, and share the ride -- that's the message from the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority. The 405 Freeway Wilshire ramp closures started at 10 p.m. Friday night. Construction of the westbound and northbound on and off-ramps from Wilshire is expected to take 90 days.

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