Enjoy the Coming MLK 3-Day Weekend on the 405 Because the Next One Won’t Be So Nice

The road powers-that-be are warning that the Presidents’ Day weekend – as opposed to the upcoming Martin Luther King Day weekend – on the 405 near UCLA will be unpleasant:

County, state and local transportation officials will warn motorists Tuesday that extended lane closures of the San Diego (405) Freeway in the Sepulveda Pass are planned over Presidents Day weekend. Metro officials are dubbing the planned 80-hour closures on the northbound 405 “Jamzilla” — not quite as serious as the two previous “Carmageddon” closures of the entire freeway, but a serious traffic issue nonetheless. The closures will take place Feb. 14-18, mostly over the Presidents Day holiday weekend. During the day, some lanes will be blocked on the northbound freeway, but at night, all northbound lanes will be shut down for more than five and a half miles, according to Metro…

Full story at  http://centurycity.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/extended-lane-closures-in-sepulveda-pass-coming-presidents-day-weekend_d2c79610-centurycity