Coverage of the Sept. 29 and 30 405 Freeway closure

One 405 On-Ramp Already Reopened

Early completion of minor work at the northern end of the "Carmageddon II" shutdown allowed the reopening

By Melissa Pamer
|  Saturday, Sep 29, 2012  |  Updated 12:40 PM PDT
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Carmageddon II Officially Begins

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A message board flashes a warning Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012, to drivers on Interstate 10, the Santa Monica Freeway in West Los Angeles, to plan for the two-day closure of the Interstate 405 freeway over the Sepulveda Pass this coming weekend, Sept. 29-30. The event is known as Carmageddon II.

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Carmageddon II Officially Begins

The 405 Freeway through the Sepulveda Pass will be closed all weekend in what's been dubbed Carmageddon II. Southern Californians are being urged to stay at home to help ease traffic congestion throughout the LA area. Angie Crouch reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 28, 2012.
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One on-ramp that was closed as part of the massive weekend-long "Carmageddon II" shutdown was already reopened by mid-day Saturday.

On the very northern end of the 10-mile shut down of the San Diego (405) Freeway, a northbound on-ramp at Greenleaf Drive reopened just before noon. The on-ramp is just south of where the 405 and the Ventura (101) Freeway intersect.

Caltrans crews had finished minor work in that location, according to California Highway Patrol officers.

The reopening allows northbound traffic on Sepulveda Boulevard to get onto the northbound freeway before crossing over the busy intersection with Ventura Boulevard.

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