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405 closure in July to affect half million drivers

A busy section of the 405 Freeway is slated to shut for a weekend in July and is expected to affect 500,000 drivers.
May 15, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
A busy section of the 405 Freeway is slated to shut down for an entire weekend in July.

All north and southbound lanes through the Sepulveda Pass will be closed from Saturday, July 16 until the morning of Monday, July 18.

Crews will be tearing out the Mulholland Drive overpass.

See a live cam shot of the Mulholland Bridge construction site.

This is the biggest planned freeway closure in California since the San Francisco Bay Bridge was closed two years ago.

It is expected to affect approximately 500,000 drivers.

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