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Opponents of 710 Freeway extension offer alternatives to tunneling
Opponents of 710 Freeway extension offer alternatives to tunneling

It was designed to speed motorists from Long Beach to Pasadena through the heart of Los Angeles County. But for decades, transportation officials struggled to find a politically acceptable way to fill a 4.5-mile break in the 710 Freeway without paving over every home and business in between. ------------ FOR THE RECORD: A previous version of this article said that the public comment period for the draft environmental impact report would start July 6. It began March 6 and ends July 6. ------------ In 2013, officials narrowed options to five rail and roadway plans, the most ambitious of which would bore a $5.6-billion tunnel between Alhambra and South Pasadena. But on Thursday, a...

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