A New Freeway in Southern California?
Southern California is known for its sprawling freeways. These giant roads crisscross all over the region, creating an intricate spider-web of asphalt and concrete. Unfortunately, many of them are bogged down by large amounts of traffic, which makes driving across them long and difficult. In order to help alleviate some of that traffic, Los Angeles County officials are looking to build a new freeway.
This new stretch of 63 miles of roadway would connect the cities of Palmdale and Lancaster to Victorville and Adelanto. This would be the first freeway to be built in LA County in 25 years. The last one to be built was the 105 freeway, which turned many people off of the idea of building more freeways.
The construction of the 105 freeway was a bit of a disaster...