The City of Alhambra closes off the street at Fremont and Valley, telling drivers to ‘find an alternate route’.
The City claims it wants to build the freeway tunnel to alleviate traffic, but then creates a traffic jam.
Alhambrans Against 710 were on site to answer questions of many confused neighbors who had no clue about the proposed toll to use the tunnel, or lack of on- and off-ramps, the dangers, or the alternatives.
A contributing writer wrote a prologue to Gridlock Day.
- South Pasadena Now, Digging in for 710 Tunnel Fight
- Alhambra Hosts 710 “Close the Gap Day” – Tiger Online
- Remember: the people wearing blue shirts work for the City and are on city payroll while attending this event; also, the “Dig it” banners on Fremont cost $119,000: Alhambra hosts ‘710 Day’ to advocate for 710 Freeway tunnel – Pasadena Star News
- And the grand-daddy of not exploring and reporting on both sides if the issue: Alhambra pushes for Long Beach Freeway Tunnel, closure of ‘710 gap’ – ABC News (The No710 volunteer from this group had mentioned the responsible solutions that could be considered, the traffic problems that would arise, the lowered property values, etc, but that was left on the editing room floor.)