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New freeway link to open Friday
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Valley Times Photo Collection
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph article dated December 20, 1962 partially reads, "The new 5.7 mile San Diego Freeway link between the Valley and West Los Angeles will be open...The new section was built as part of an 11.9 mile project costing more than $20 million. Approximately 18 million cubic yards of earth were moved in cutting the route through the Santa Monica Mountains. The new route connects Sunset Blvd. in West Los Angeles to the existing Ventura Freeway just south of Ventura Blvd." Northbound view of I-405 towards Ventura Freeway exit.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Express highways--California, Southern
Express highways--California, Southern--Design and construction
Elevated highways--California--Los Angeles
Automobiles--California--Los Angeles
Interstate 405 (Calif.)
Interstate 405 (Calif.)--Design and construction
Sherman Oaks (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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