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Federal money approved for fixes to bottleneck at 57 and 60 freeways
Federal money approved for fixes to bottleneck at 57 and 60 freeways

There may be relief in sight for drivers and truckers facing one of Southern California’s worst bottlenecks. Federal officials Tuesday approved a $10-million grant for a series of fixes to the congested interchange between the 60 Freeway and the 57 Freeway in eastern Los Angeles County. For two perilous miles in Diamond Bar, the Pomona Freeway and the Orange Freeway combine into one, reducing 17 lanes to 14, while more traffic merges on and off from a local intersection. Cars and trucks frequently veer across up to five lanes to reach the correct exit. Officials say the area has more than 600 accidents a year. The $10-million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation...

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