The plan to complete the 710 has been on the books since the 210 and 710 freeways were built. Originally planned as a freeway that would have cut through the heart of South Pasadena, new technology now allows for a tunnel to be built under the City, thereby protecting residents and preserving South Pasadena neighborhoods.
Closing the 710 Gap with a tunnel will:
- Reduce traffic and gridlock, especially cut through traffic in our cities
- Create good quality jobs
- Respect the decision of the community and the voters who approved the tunnel project and Measure R