In 2008, 68% of Los Angeles County voters approved Measure R, which included the Interstate 710 North Gap Closure (tunnel). Measure R provides $780 Million to the 710 tunnel project.
The 710 tunnel is a named project in the Highway Capital portion of the Measure R Expenditure Plan!
Click here for more information about Measure R.
Click here for the Measure R Expenditure Plan (see the 710 tunnel project on Page 3, line item 36).
Measure R passed with overwhelming local support in the San Gabriel Valley, with 64% of local voters supporting the initiative and the tunnel.
We must respect the will of the voters of LA County and the San Gabriel Valley.