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What's going on with the 405 freeway this time?




File: The shadow of an airplane is displayed on Highway 405 seconds before landing at Los Angeles (LAX) international airport on Feb. 22, 2017.
File: The shadow of an airplane is displayed on Highway 405 seconds before landing at Los Angeles (LAX) international airport on Feb. 22, 2017.
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It isn't quite Carmageddon, but tonight more construction is set to begin on the west side's most major freeway: The 405.

This time, it's part of Metro's expansion of the Crenshaw line.

"Those words just kind of bring a chill to our blood: '405 closure,'" KPCC transportation reporter, Meghan McCarty Carino told Take Two's A Martinez. "But this is actually a series of nighttime closures. So they won't affect the daily commute."

The 405 will shut down Monday through Friday from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. beginning tonight and will continue until August 15th. McCarty Corino explained that most the construction will affect areas around LAX.

"Some nights it will be all of the lanes on the northbound or southbound lanes, some of the nights it will be just a few lanes or the HOV lanes."

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