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Metro Holds Off On Controversial Plan To Widen 710 Freeway

BELL GARDENS (CBSLA) – The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority board Thursday decided not to immediately move forward with a hotly-debated multi-billion plan to widen the aging 710 Freeway, which runs north from Long Beach to the Alhambra area. 319 more words

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MTA Supports Rebuilding Intersections, Ramps on 710 Freeway, But Backs Away From Widening Roadway

For two decades, Los Angeles County transportation officials have clashed with local advocates over how to untangle traffic on the truck-choked 710 Freeway without doing more harm to surrounding neighborhoods in what’s known as “the  143 more words

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Semi Tips Over, Spills Medical Supplies Onto Freeway Connector Road

LONG BEACH (CBSLA) — A big rig tipped over and spilled medical supplies and equipment on the eastbound Artesia (91) freeway transition road to the northbound Long Beach (710) Freeway. 73 more words

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City of Rosemead Sues Metro for Dropping Proposed Tunnel Project

Earlier this year, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority dropped its financial support for a costly, controversial tunnel project that would connect two stub ends in Los Angeles County’s vast freeway network. 136 more words

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Metro Board Kills 710 Tunnel Option, Votes to Re-Allocate Funds

The bitter battle over whether to build a tunnel to bridge the 6.2-mile gap between the 710 freeway in Alhambra and the Interstate 210 in Pasadena has finally come to an end. 331 more words

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Long-running, Controversial 710 Freeway Tunnel Proposal Loses Backing of Metro's Board

After decades of study and controversy, the Metro board of directors unanimously withdrew its support Thursday for the proposed 710 Freeway tunnel and voted to spend hundreds of millions of dollars on local street improvements and other transportation options for the San Gabriel Valley. 125 more words

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