As part of the I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project, the intersection of Wilshire Boulevard and Sepulveda Boulevard is experiencing significant construction impacts this week and next. All eastbound Wilshire lanes were closed at the I-405 underpass from 10pm until 6am on the nights of Monday, March 5th and Tuesday, March 6th, and will close again on the night of Thursday, March 8th. All westbound Wilshire lanes will close at the I-405 underpass from 10pm until 6am on the nights of Wednesday, March 7th; Friday, March 9th; and Monday, March 19th. Please see below for specific details concerning the eastbound and westbound closures.

Eastbound: The following closures will be in place on the nights of Monday, March 5th; Tuesday, March 6th; and Thursday, March 8th from 10pm until 6am:

  • All eastbound lanes on Wilshire Boulevard will be closed at the I-405 underpass
  • Eastbound Wilshire traffic will not be able to cross Sepulveda or  turn onto either northbound or southbound Sepulveda
  • The NB I-405 to WB Wilshire off-ramp will be closed
  • The EB Wilshire to NB I-405 on-ramp will be closed
  • The SB I-405 to EB Wilshire off-ramp will be closed

In addition, Sepulveda Boulevard will be reduced to one lane in each direction in the vicinity of Wilshire during this time. Eastbound Wilshire Boulevard will remain open east of Sepulveda. All I-405 on/off-ramps not mentioned above will remain open.

Mitigation: Eastbound Wilshire traffic can use either Santa Monica Boulevard or Sunset Boulevard as an alternate route.

Westbound: The following closures will be in place on the nights of Wednesday, March 7th; Friday, March 9th; and Monday, March 19th from 10pm until 6am:

  • All westbound lanes on Wilshire Boulevard will be closed at the I-405 underpass
  • Westbound Wilshire traffic will not be able to cross Sepulveda, but will be able to turn onto either northbound or southbound Sepulveda
  • The NB I-405 to WB Wilshire off-ramp will be closed
  • The EB Wilshire to NB I-405 on-ramp will be closed
  • The WB Wilshire to SB I-405 on-ramp will be closed

In addition, Sepulveda Boulevard will be reduced to one lane in each direction in the vicinity of Wilshire during this time. Westbound Wilshire Boulevard will remain open west of the I-405 underpass. All I-405 on/off-ramps not mentioned above will remain open.

Mitigation: Westbound Wilshire traffic can use either Santa Monica Boulevard or Sunset Boulevard as an alternate route.

Please visit http://www.metro.net/projects/I-405/ for more details.