The 605 Corridor Improvement Project aims to add new lanes and exit ramps along the 605 freeway and a stretch of the 5 freeway in southeastern LA County. But the plan would also require that hundreds of homes get torn down in the process. The Downey residents who would be affected are fighting back.
A proposed highway-expansion project raises old fears and new values
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A highway project potentially threatening hundreds of homes follows a different script in 2020 LA
Expanding highways and removing homes is one of the great creation myths of Los Angeles. The theory: Where the highways grew, progress would follow.