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405 widening slated to finish mid-December

November 22, 2009 12:00:00 AM PST
Drivers should start seeing lane reconfigurations for the widening of the 405 Freeway just before Christmas.Officials recently briefed local residents on the new timetable for the construction.

Lanes on both sides of the freeway will be restriped and shifted the second week of December.

The 10-mile long project is scheduled to be finished in spring of 2013.

When completed, lanes on both sides of the freeway will be wider and carpool lanes will run the entire length of the 405 from Sylmar to South Orange County.