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A cheaper solution to ease gridlock: the “dynamic lane”

January 18, 2010

Would a "dynamic lane", fluorescent lights and electronic warning signs, ease traffic congestion where you live?Caltrans has come up with an inexpensive way to reduce congestion and accidents on the interchange between the 5 and 110 freeways near Dodger Stadium: fluorescent bluish-white lights and electronic warning signs.  The use of the lights began last week by providing a second lane to get on the northbound 5 and, without involving any major construction, doubled the connector’s capacity.  A Caltrans official called the system a “dynamic lane”.  If successful, the model could be expanded to other freeway connectors throughout California.  Read more

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Francis M. Unson