Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton) was joined today by United States Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx on a tour of the 57/60 Confluence in Diamond Bar. The tour of the Confluence was the first stop in the Secretary’s visit to the area, which also included a tour of the Nogales Project in City of Industry with Reps Royce and Grace Napolitano (D-CA).
The intersection of State Routes 60 and 70 creates a traffic bottleneck, causing significant delays on a stretch of freeway traveled by 400,000 vehicles a day. Ten percent of the vehicles that use these freeways come directly from the ports of LA and Long Beach, creating the highest volume of truck traffic in Southern California with the highest rate of predicted future growth. The 57/60 Confluence Project, a cost-effective solution designed through a partnership of local and state officials, will eliminate the multiple weaving of lanes and decrease the resulting congestion and collisions.
“We need to focus taxpayer dollars where they will have an exponential impact on economic growth – our roads, railways, and ports are at the top of the list,” said Royce. “Secretary Foxx’s appearance here today, alongside state, county and city officials, shows that finding …read more
Source: U.S. Rep. Ed Royce