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USA: 'Slow Jam 101' - 6th St Bridge demolition shuts down Hollywood freeway00:14

USA: 'Slow Jam 101' - 6th St Bridge demolition shuts down Hollywood freeway

United States, Los Angeles
February 7, 2016 at 03:38 GMT +00:00 · Published

The demolition of the iconic Sixth Street Bridge continued in downtown Los Angeles, Saturday, with the local Police Department warnings of possible traffic jams on Freeway 101, which they dubbed "Slow Jam 101" as a result of the shutdown.

According to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's office, 4 km (2.5 miles) of the Hollywood freeway will remain closed in both directions until 14:00 local time Sunday (22:00 GMT), just several hours before the awaited Super Bowl 50 kicks off in the US.

The 84-year-old bridge was officially closed to traffic last week, with the replacement bridge expected to be open in 2019.

Footage Courtesy of: @steven__luciano

USA: 'Slow Jam 101' - 6th St Bridge demolition shuts down Hollywood freeway00:14
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The demolition of the iconic Sixth Street Bridge continued in downtown Los Angeles, Saturday, with the local Police Department warnings of possible traffic jams on Freeway 101, which they dubbed "Slow Jam 101" as a result of the shutdown.

According to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's office, 4 km (2.5 miles) of the Hollywood freeway will remain closed in both directions until 14:00 local time Sunday (22:00 GMT), just several hours before the awaited Super Bowl 50 kicks off in the US.

The 84-year-old bridge was officially closed to traffic last week, with the replacement bridge expected to be open in 2019.

Footage Courtesy of: @steven__luciano

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