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I-110 Metro ExpressLanes open in Los Angeles 

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) and Caltrans opened the first HOT (high-occupancy toll) lanes in Los Angeles County on November 10. Metro ExpressLanes, primarily funded with a $210 million congestion reduction demonstration grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation, is expected to improve mobility and offer a safe and reliable trip for users.

The new Metro ExpressLanes, for which Parsons Brinckerhoff provided conceptual and preliminary design, and support during construction to Metro, are on 11 miles of converted carpool (HOV) lanes on the I-110 Harbor Freeway between Adams Boulevard just south of downtown Los Angeles and the Harbor Gateway Transit Center near the SR-91 interchange. Solo drivers who pay an electronic toll may use the ExpressLanes. Carpools, vanpools, buses and motorcycles may travel in the ExpressLanes without paying tolls. Tolls will vary depending upon the level of congestion.


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