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Carmageddon: LA’s Billion-Dollar Car-Pool Lane

Mother Jones, 15 July 2011

Midnight tonight marks the beginning of Carmageddon in Los Angeles: For two days and five hours, Interstate 405 between I-10 and US 101 will be completely shut down. So what's the reason for this mind-boggling closure? Answer: Caltrans is adding a 10-mile northbound car-pool lane to the freeway.

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