(LOS ANGELES) -- The city of Los Angeles shut down a portion of the heavily-trafficked Interstate 405 at midnight on Friday as part of a billion-dollar project.
An estimated 500,000 cars pass over the affected 10-mile area, which links Los Angeles with the San Fernando Valley. Workers have until the Monday morning commute to tear down the Mulholland Drive bridge.
The city has threatened to find the contractor $6,000 for ever 10 minutes the construction project goes over the 5 a.m. deadline on Monday.
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