20th Century Fox 100 Universal City Plaza, Building 9128, Suite E, Universal City CA 91608 (818) 733-2285 Office (818) 866-1389 Fax
November 1, 2006
20th Century Fox is filming scenes of "LIVE FREE OR DIE HARD" on Imperial Highway between Aviation Blvd and Nash St. These are the details:
There will be simulated gunfire for the entire time we are working. There will be a Large explosion early in the morning of 11-5.
Prep Dates: October 31, 1, 2, 3
Lane Closures - One lane will be closed from 7am until 7pm on all prep days.
Film Crew Work - On Imperial Highway, east of Douglas, a fence will be added on the median strip, to be used as a set piece. Building the fence involves puffing bolts into the median surface to erect a pillar. Sleeves will also be built to add posts for the fence.
Filming Dates: November 4,11,12, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 (Bold are weekends)
* Lane/Street/Highway Closures:
Imperial Highway eastbound - Nash Street to Aviation Blvd. will have full closure From 9am until 4pm on weekdays and 7 am to 7 pm on weekends
Imperial Highway westbound - Aviation to Nash will be closed from 9am to 7pm on weekdays and from 7am until 7pm on weekends with the following exceptions:
Sunday Nov. 12 will close at 4 a.m. for a large explosion
One lane will be kept open whenever possible to allow for airport cargo traffic
Local access would be made possible at the following locations: Douglas Street at Atwood Street to get to: East entrance Kilroy Center 2300 Imperial
Nash Street - From Atwood to Imperial, Nash would be made to run 2 ways to allow traffic to go north to access Imperial West and to get to the airport from Douglas St. (this will be done via police officers, cones, and barricades).
Century Freeway 1-105.- Closure on weekends only - Nov. 4 and 11, 12
Eastbound lanes from Sepulveda to La Cienega
Connectors from 1-105 east to 405 north and 405 south
Westbound lanes from 405 to Sepulveda will be closed on Nov. 12 only from 4am until 7am for our large explosion.
Note: A lane will be open whenever possible on eastbound lanes and westbound lanes will have rolling breaks.
Film Crew Work - On Imperial Highway, a truck and several cars will be precision driving each day of filming. At one point, the truck will drive across the median strip and crash into the constructed fence built by the film company. The film company will be using explosives and gunfire with squib hits.
On weekends only, there will be a helicopter flying. They will not be involved in the stunts directly, but they will be there to film an aerial POV. The film company will be in compliance the city and with the control tower at LAX at all times.
In conclusion, safety is always first. We will do everything in our power to maintain public safety as well as the safety of our crew. If you have any questions call Chris Campbell.
Chris Campbell Key Assistant Location Manager 818-467-6445
Curtis Collins Location Manager 818-203-7696
Dennis Tindell, LAPD 818-266-9753
City of Los Angeles -- Film LA Josh Mingo 310-259-8458
California Film Commission Catherine Adamic 213-928-9622