101 Freeway Closures Coming!! 10/1/2022-10/2/2022!
Posted on 09/21/2022
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close all lanes on a portion of U.S. Highway 101 overnight beginning as soon as 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, and ending Sunday, Oct. 2, at 10 a.m. The full closure, between White Oak Avenue and Balboa Boulevard, will allow crews to safely demolish the pedestrian bridge over U.S. 101 at Encino Avenue. See more information:
The following ramps will also close during this operation:
• Reseda Boulevard on-ramp to southbound U.S. 101
• White Oak Avenue on-ramp to southbound U.S. 101
• Balboa Boulevard on-ramp to northbound U.S. 101
• On-ramp from Haskell Avenue to northbound U.S. 101
• Connector from southbound Interstate 405 to northbound U.S. 101
• Connector from northbound Interstate 405 to northbound U.S. 101
Motorists are advised to use an alternate route or follow detour signs to exit at Balboa, Victory or Ventura boulevards.
In addition to the full closure on Saturday, up to three lanes in each direction of U.S. 101 may close beginning as soon as 10 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 30, and ending at 10 a.m. the following morning. Two lanes in each direction will remain open during this time.
Caltrans is permanently removing the overcrossing to eliminate its nonstandard vertical clearance.
Residents and businesses located near the freeway may experience noise, vibrations and dust associated with construction activities. Real-time traffic information can be found at http://quickmap.dot.ca.gov/
All work is subject to change due to weather or construction-related issues. Caltrans reminds drivers to “Be Work Zone Alert” and to “Slow for the Cone Zone.”