November 28, 2012
While the 405 Freeway and its bridges have gotten much of the attention during the long-running project to bring a northbound carpool lane and other improvements to the Sepulveda Pass, the boulevard running parallel to the freeway has been a nerve center of activity in its own right.
Utilities under Sepulveda Boulevard have been relocated in a complex, two-year process. The section of roadway between Montana Avenue and Church Lane has had to move east—as much as 22 feet at one point—to make way for the coming carpool lane.
And this week that stretch is being repaved, which means the .7-mile segment from Montana to Church is down to one lane in each direction from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., and closing completely each night beginning at 9 p.m. The work, which started on November 26, is expected to wrap up by 6 a.m. on Monday, December 3. Updated 11/30/12: Because of the rain, Metro announced that the work is expected to continue through Thursday, December 6. Details are here.
Click here for an overview of the Sepulveda work.