Monthly Archives: August 2013

Meetings Scheduled This Week

WCC’s Land Use Committee will meet Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at the Westwood Community Library on Glendon Ave., just south of Wilshire Blvd, at 5:30 p.m.  The Westwood Neighborhood Council Land Use Committee meets at the same location at 3:15 p.m.  The regular meeting of the Westwood Neighborhood Council takes place Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at the Westwood Presbyterian Church on Wilshire Blvd.  

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Interstate 110 and State Route 110 (California)

Interstate 110 and State Route 110 (California) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Sunset & Wilshire Extended Closures

Sunset and Wilshire Ramps Demolished

Beginning August 3, 2013, the northbound off-ramp to Sunset Bl will close for 120 days for the construction of a longer and wider off-ramp. The new off-ramp will feature 60 percent more capacity to store vehicles and segregate traffic from Sunset Bl and the I-405.

The new Sunset Bridge configuration will feature two northbound right-turn lanes to eastbound Sunset and one northbound left-turn lane to westbound Sunset.

On August 22, demolition of the northbound I-405 on-ramp from eastbound Wilshire begins, marking the last demolition of an I-405/Wilshire connecting ramp. The Wilshire ramp demolition, expected to last 90 days, will result in a new on-ramp with 280 percent more vehicle storage capacity, created by the bridge’s increase from 824 to 3,129 feet in length.