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The Finding Aid of the Century Freeway records 0228
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Description
Century Freeway, officially named the I-105 Glenn M. Anderson (Century) Freeway Transitway, extends for 17.3 miles in a west-east direction, from Sepulveda Blvd near the Los Angeles International Airport to the I-605 Freeway. The freeway traverses nine cities in the County of Los Angles and interchanges with four freeways: Interstate Routes 405, 110, 710, and 605. Planning for the Century Freeway began in 1958 and it took 35 years to build. The freeway opened to the public in 1993. The collection includes reports, studies, meeting minutes, photographs, and court documents related to the planning and building of the freeway.
Background
Century Freeway, officially named the I-105 Glenn M. Anderson (Century) Freeway Transitway, extends for 17.3 miles in an west-east direction, from Sepulveda Boulevard near the Los Angeles International Airport to the I-605 Freeway. The freeway traverses nine cities in the County of Los Angeles and interchanges with four freeways: Interstate Routes 405, 110, 710, and 605. The Metro Green Line coincides with the majority of the freeway.
Extent
23.0 Linear feet 23 boxes
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.