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New Carpool Lanes Under Construction in Los Angeles County

The ongoing build out of carpool lanes in Los Angeles County continues. A five-mile stretch of I-10 in the eastern portion of the county—a commuter corridor and a corridor frequented for getaways from L.A.—will be adding new capacity.
May 5, 2016, 1pm PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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"The California Department of Transportation announced Friday that construction for a new carpool lane along a section of the 10 Freeway lane has begun," reports KPCC.

"The project will create about five miles of road going in both directions of the freeway between Citrus Street in West Covina and the 57 Freeway," according to the article. The article includes insight from a Caltrans official, who says the new lane will help manage the flow of traffic between Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties.

In a separate article, Neal Broverman picked up on the news of the new I-10 carpool lane to note that the lane could help make the "slog" from Los Angeles to Palm Springs or Las Vegas quicker and easier—although the project is expected to take five years to complete.

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Published on Saturday, April 30, 2016 in KPCC
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