Reaching another milestone for the for the I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project, Metro, Caltrans and contractor Kiewit Infrastructure West have opened a brand new, longer and safer “flyover” ramp at the Wilshire/I-405 interchange in Westwood.
The southbound I-405 offramp to eastbound Wilshire Boulevard officially was open for its very first work-day rush-hour commute this morning (Monday, Sept. 23), and is a whopping 300 percent greater capacity than the previous off-ramp. The original ramp, built as part of the Wilshire Interchange in the mid-1950s, was only 1,330 feet. The new ramp is 3,117 feet long and provides a dedicated lane for all exiting traffic to the Westwood area, one of the largest job centers in L.A. County...
Full story at http://thesource.metro.net/2013/09/23/i-405-project-milestone-first-massive-flyover-ramp-opens-at-wilshire-interchange/
Of course, in a few years, we won't need a flyover. We'll be flying: