The installation of a 10-mile car-pool lane on the northbound 405
Freeway in the Sepulveda Pass has made headlines for the past five years
for the inconvenience to motorists on one of the nation’s most heavily
Now on Friday — five months ahead of schedule
and just in time for the Memorial Day getaway weekend — construction on
the $1.14 billion project is set to be completed, bringing a huge
relief to commuters and local officials who have had to hear complaints
over rerouted traffic and congestion...