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Carmageddon 2

Construction crews demolish portion of Mulholland Bridge in Sepulveda Pass as part of 405 freeway expansion project.

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    Traffic is heavy on Pacific Coast Highway near Sunset Boulevard as drivers try to find alternative ways around the 405 freeway closure during Carmageddon on September 29, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. The 405 Freeway is completely shut down for a 10 mile stretch this weekend for the demolition that is part of a larger $1-billion freeway improvement project.
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    The 405 Freeway is nearly vacant as construction crews demolish a portion of the Mulholland Drive bridge along the 405 Freeway September 29, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. The 405 Freeway is completely shut down for a 10 mile stretch this weekend for the demolition that is part of a larger $1-billion freeway improvement project.
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    The 405 Freeway is nearly vacant as construction crews demolish a portion of the Mulholland Drive bridge along the 405 Freeway September 29, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. The 405 Freeway is completely shut down for a 10 mile stretch this weekend for the demolition that is part of a larger $1-billion freeway improvement project.
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    The 405 Freeway is nearly vacant as construction crews demolish a portion of the Mulholland Drive bridge along the 405 Freeway September 29, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. The 405 Freeway is completely shut down for a 10 mile stretch this weekend for the demolition that is part of a larger $1-billion freeway improvement project.
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    The 405 Freeway is nearly vacant as construction crews demolish a portion of the Mulholland Drive bridge along the 405 Freeway September 29, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. The 405 Freeway is completely shut down for a 10 mile stretch this weekend for the demolition that is part of a larger $1-billion freeway improvement project.
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    Work was temporarily delayed when a larger than planned piece in this section of the Mulholland Drive bridge fell Saturday during demolition work on the bridge spanning the 405 Freeway September 29, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. The 405 Freeway is completely shut down for a 10 mile stretch this weekend for the demolition that is part of a larger $1-billion freeway improvement project.
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    Californa Highway patrol cruisers stand watch as construction crews continue to demolish a portion of the Mulholland Drive bridge above the 405 Freeway on September 29, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. The Mullholand Bridge Demolition Part II, also known as ''Carmageddon II,'' will shut down of a 10-mile stretch of the 405 Freeway between the 10 and 101 Freeways for 53 hours as construction workers tear down the remaining part of the Mullholand bridge as part of a transportation project to widen the freeway.
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    Construction crews work to demolish a portion of the Mulholland Drive bridge along the 405 Freeway September 29, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. The 405 Freeway is completely shut down for a 10 mile stretch this weekend for the demolition that is part of a larger $1-billion freeway improvement project.
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    Work was temporarily delayed when a larger than planned piece in this section of the Mulholland Drive bridge fell Saturday during demolition work on the bridge spanning the 405 Freeway September 29, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. The 405 Freeway is completely shut down for a 10 mile stretch this weekend for the demolition that is part of a larger $1-billion freeway improvement project.
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    Incident command technician Mike Horst (L) and radio operator Bryan Tell check their equipment before the shut down of the freeway in front of screens showing live traffic on Interstate 405 at the City of Los Angeles Emergency Operations Center on September 28, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. The Mullholand Bridge Demolition Part II, also known as ''Carmageddon II,'' will shut down of a 10-mile stretch of the 405 Freeway between the 10 and 101 Freeways for 53 hours as construction workers tear down the remaining part of the Mullholand bridge as part of a transportation project to widen the freeway.
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    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (L) speaks with Zev Yaroslavsky, member of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, on September 28, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. The Mullholand Bridge Demolition Part II, also known as ''Carmageddon II,'' will shut down of a 10-mile stretch of the 405 Freeway between the 10 and 101 Freeways for 53 hours as construction workers tear down the remaining part of the Mullholand bridge as part of a transportation project to widen the freeway.
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    Transportation engineer Commander Aram Sahakian (2nd L) speaks with emergency manager Rob Freeman, assistant transportation engineer Carl Mehrabian, and emergency manager Carol Parks in front of screens showing live traffic on Interstate 405 at the City of Los Angeles Emergency Operations Center on September 28, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. The Mullholand Bridge Demolition Part II, also known as ''Carmageddon II,'' will shut down of a 10-mile stretch of the 405 Freeway between the 10 and 101 Freeways for 53 hours as construction workers tear down the remaining part of the Mullholand bridge as part of a transportation project to widen the freeway.