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Workers continue the demolition of the center span of the Mulholland Drive bridge along Interstate 405 in Los Angeles on Saturday Sept. 29,2012. Construction crews are on schedule and traffic tie-ups are minimal in Los Angeles, making for a smooth start to Carmageddon II, the sequel to last year's shutdown of one of the nation's busiest freeways. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)

'Carmageddon II' declared a success

Traffic was flowing again on the city's busiest freeway following a weekend closure that was hailed a success by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa after it didn't result in the "Carmageddon" of epic traffic jams. (Oct. 1)