Residents, businesses and travelers in the vicinity of the Mulholland Bridge and the 4-05 San Diego freeway should be aware of upcoming directional closures for construction on the Mulholland Bridge that will begin Friday.
The contractor is scheduled to implement additional full directional freeway closures in order to further construct the falsework structure for the bridge. The falsework structure is designed to facilitate the reconstruction by providing temporary support to the bridge.
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Bridge girder plates will be temporarily placed above each bridge span and across each direction of the freeway roadway. The directional full freeway closures will be from the 101 freeway to the Getty Center Dr. ramps and are scheduled for six nights beginning Friday, March 2, weather permitting.
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 the hours of midnight, and 5 a.m..
Details of the anticipated closure schedule:
* March 2 and 3 – Northbound I-405 freeway from Getty Center Drive to Ventura Blvd. (freeway lanes closures staring at 10 p.m.)
* March 5 and 6 – Southbound I-405 freeway from the 101 freeway to Getty Center Dr. (freeway lanes closures staring at 10 p.m.)
* March 12 and 13 – Southbound I-405 freeway from the 101 freeway to Getty Center Dr. (freeway lanes closures staring at 10 p.m.)
Sepulveda Blvd. will remain open during the nights of the full directional freeway closures and will
be used as a detour route. Detour maps are available at www.metro.net/405
Emergency access will be maintained at all times.