SB 405 Freeway Opens in Sepulveda Pass After Overnight Closure

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A portion of the southbound San Diego (405) Freeway reopened Sunday morning in the Sepulveda Pass after it was closed overnight for construction, transportation officials said.


The southbound 405 Freeway reopened to traffic Sunday after a nearly 5 hour closure, Brentwood, Nov. 24, 2013 (KTLA)

The stretch of the 405 between the 101 Freeway and Getty Center Drive opened to traffic at 6:50 a.m., ten minutes ahead of schedule, the California Department of Transportation told KTLA 5.

The closure was part of a freeway-widening project that was delayed last week because of rain, according to Caltrans.

Sunday’s freeway shutdown began at 2 a.m., according to a statement issued by Caltrans and the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

More closures were planned on the 405 for Monday and Tuesday in West Los Angeles, officials said.

The northbound side of the freeway was scheduled to close for repair work between 12 a.m. and 5 a.m. on both days, according to a statement issued by Metro.

Monday-405-ClosuresOn Monday, all northbound lanes were scheduled to close between Santa Monica and Wilshire boulevards, according to Metro.

Then on Tuesday, the closure was scheduled to take place between Wilshire Boulevard and Moraga Drive.

Crews will begin blocking off ramps to the freeway at 7 p.m., Metro said.

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