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  • Carmageddon or Carma-heaven?

    A group of people monitor construction crews demolishing 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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  • Carmageddon or Carma-heaven?

    LAPD officer Sara Faden walks along a shoulder of 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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  • Carmageddon or Carma-heaven?

    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.
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  • Carmageddon or Carma-heaven?

    Construction crews work to demolish a portion of the Mulholland Drive bridge along the 405 Freeway September 29, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.
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  • Carmageddon or Carma-heaven?

    A worker services a piece of heavy machinary in vacant lanes of the 405 Freeway September 29, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.
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  • Carmageddon or Carma-heaven?

    Construction crews work to demolish a portion of the Mulholland Drive bridge that spans the 405 Freeway September 29, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.
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  • Carmageddon or Carma-heaven?

    Construction crews work to demolish a portion of the Mulholland Drive bridge along the 405 Freeway September 29, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.
    Jonathan Alcorn/Getty Images
  • Carmageddon or Carma-heaven?

    Construction crews work to demolish a portion of the Mulholland Drive bridge along the 405 Freeway September 29, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.
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  • Carmageddon II

    Workers demolish the south side of Mulholland overpass on the 405 freeway during the 53-hour total freeway closure resulting in massive traffic disruptions expected throughout the region on July 16, 2011 in Los Angeles, Calif. Los Angeles officials have again shut down a ten-mile stretch of one of the world's busiest freeways to rebuild a bridge before the morning rush on Oct. 1, 2012.
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  • Carmageddon II

    A traffic signs alerts motorists on Interstate 405 of the shutdown one day before workers start demolishing the Mulholland Bridge on Interstate 405 at the Sepulveda Pass during the 11-mile shutdown from July 16-18 for 53 hours in 2011 in Los Angeles, California. Los Angeles city officials are advising residents to stay home fearing massive traffic jams of what has become known as "Carmageddon."
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  • Carmageddon II

    A message board flashes a warning Sept. 26, 2012, to drivers on Interstate 10, the Santa Monica Freeway in West Los Angeles, to plan for the two-day closure of the Interstate 405 freeway over the Sepulveda Pass this coming weekend, Sept. 29-30. The event is known as Carmageddon II.
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  • Carmageddon II

    Sparks fly from blow torches as workers cut iron supports while demolishing part of the Mulholland Drive bridge over Interstate 405 for a freeway widening project in the early hours of July 16, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.
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  • Carmageddon II

    A countdown clock running on a digital billboard on Santa Monica Boulevard in West Los Angeles reminds motorists Sept. 26, 2012, that they need to prepare and plan for the two-day closure of the Interstate 405 freeway over the Sepulveda Pass, Sept. 29-30, 2012.
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  • Carmageddon II

    This July 17, 2011 file photo shows the California Highway Patrol leading the first vehicles on southbound Interstate 405 as demolition of a portion of the bridge is completed before noon in Los Angeles.
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  • Carmageddon II

    This July 16, 2011 file photo shows Interstate 405 free of traffic, seen looking south from the Skirball Drive bridge, as the demolition of two lanes Mulholland Drive bridge continue in Los Angeles at dawn.
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