Weekend Traffic: 405 Freeway closing nightly in West Los Angeles

Motorists drive down the 405 Freeway in Los Angeles, Calif. on Tuesday, September 25, 2012.
Motorists drive down the 405 Freeway in Los Angeles, Calif. on Tuesday, September 25, 2012.
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405 freeway to shut down in West Los Angeles

The 405 South between Santa Monica Boulevard and National Boulevard will close starting Thursday night at midnight and stay closed until 5 a.m. Friday. Crews will return Saturday to close the freeway at midnight until 5 a.m. Sunday.

The southbound 405 connector to the east and westbound 10 Freeway will also be closed.

Crews will also work on the 405 North between Santa Monica Boulevard and Wilshire Boulevard starting Friday at midnight through 5 a.m. Saturday.

For both directions of the closures, ramps will close as early as 7 p.m. and lanes will close as early as 10 p.m.

Emergency rock scaling closes Ortega Highway

After recent rains, Caltrans will remove large and unstable rocks on the hills surrounding the 74 Freeway, which will be closed as follows:

  •  The highway will be closed in both directions for 48 hours, starting Friday at 11:59 p.m. until Sunday at 11:59 p.m.
  • Eastbound traffic will not be allowed past the closure at 74 freeway and Antonio Parkway (La Pata) in Orange County. Local traffic, with appropriate identification, may be allowed access to their homes or work locations. 
  • Westbound traffic from Riverside County will not be allowed to proceed past the closure of 74 freeway at Grand Avenue. Residents with proper identification will be allowed access to their homes.

That's not all:

West County Connectors
Highway Closure
SR- 2
Road Closure
Metro and Metrolink Alerts
Bike Route Alerts
DUI Checkpoint

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