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Begins Oct. 25: I-405 Freeway Closures Between Getty Center Drive and U.S. 101 Planned for Four Nights

Friday October 21, 2011

  The schedule for this week's full directional freeway closures in support of the I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project has been revised.  The closures will begin Tuesday, October 25, 2011, and continue for approximately four nights.

The I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements contractor has scheduled a full directional freeway closure on the I-405 between Getty Center Drive and U.S. 101 for four nights starting Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011 during the late night hours to perform needed bridge and freeway sign replacement work.

Each night, ramps within the freeway closure limits may begin to close as early as 7 p.m. and freeway lanes will begin to close as early as 10 p.m., leading up to the full directional freeway closure between 12 a.m. midnight and 5 a.m.

Closure Location

Anticipated Night

Southbound I-405 freeway from the 101 freeway to Getty Center Dr.(freeway lane closures staring at 10 p.m.)

Oct. 25 & 26

Northbound I-405 freeway from Getty Center Drive to Ventura Blvd.(freeway lane closures staring at 10 p.m.)

Oct. 27 & 28

A number of work activities will be conducted concurrently during these nights including the installation of walkway on the north half of the Skirball Bridge, Mulholland Bridge column construction work, and removal and replacement of overhead freeway signs and structures to support freeway widening.

What to expect:

  • Sepulveda Blvd. will remain open during the nights of these full directional freeway closures and will be used as a detour route. Detour maps are available at        
  • Utility relocations will be conducted on the Skirball Bridge during the nights of the full directional freeway closures which require the closure of the Skirball Bridge from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.
  • Emergency access will be maintained on the bridge at all times.
  • Pedestrians will be rerouted to an area outside of the construction zone.

For a listing of daily closures and latest updates visit our website at or follow us on twitter: and Facebook at

For latest updates visit the project web site at or follow the project on twitter: and Facebook at The project hotline is (213) 922-3665.

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