Construction on Figueroa St. over Temple St. in L.A.

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Formerly an intersection, a bridge was built to separate the two roadways. This was necessary to facilitate traffic flow into Los Angeles from the north via the soon-to-be-built Arroyo Seco Parkway.

Image and information from November 1939 California Highways and Public Works magazine via http://metroprimaryresources.info/this-date-in-los-angeles-transportation-history/december/december-17/ .

 

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