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Photos: Carmageddon II enters final day

Los Angeles continued to cope just fine during Day Two of Carmageddon II, the closure of the 405 Freeway through the Sepulveda Pass.

PHOTOS: Carmageddon II: The sequel

Construction crews working on the 405 Freeway widening project were back on schedule after suffering a glitch when a large chunk of concrete fell unexpectedly during demolition of a section of the Mulholland Drive bridge, forcing a work slowdown.

Officials said the concrete chunk was demolished overnight, along with two pillars from the bridge. The 10-mile section of the freeway closed this weekend is expected to open at 5 a.m. Monday as planned.

The bridge work is part of a $1-billion freeway widening project that will add a new carpool lane to the 405 Freeway.  

 
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