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Carmageddon II, the sequel to last year’s shutdown of one of the nation’s busiest freeways, appeared early Sunday to be going according to script as many Los Angeles drivers heeded warnings to stay off the road.
Traffic tie-ups were minimal Saturday as construction crews worked around the clock to tear down a portion of the Mulholland Drive bridge on Interstate 405 as part of a $1 billion project to add a new carpool lane. Officials said the demolition was on schedule and that they expect to reopen the freeway as planned for 5 a.m. local time (8 a.m. ET) Monday.
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