Photos of the existing sections of the Long Beach Freeway from Alhambra to Pasadena.
CALIFORNIA BLVD END
Northerly view of the closed southbound lanes north of the Union Street OC (53-2537).
Blank signs on the Del Mar Blvd OC (53-2262).
Contractors stamp at the south end of the northbound lanes.
VALLEY BLVD END
Fill dirt north of Valley. This extends to the SPRR tracks near Alhambra Avenue.
Old median fence at the Valley Blvd stub.
Southbound lanes from south of Valley Blvd. Onramp is from Valley Blvd.
North end of Route 710. Southernmost bridge is the Del Mar Blvd OC. Cleared ROW extends to California Blvd. Courtesy- Caltrans
Freeway from Route 10 to Valley Blvd. The cleared ROW ends just north of Alhambra Avenue. Courtesy – Caltrans
Right of Way Maps from 1966
These maps show the freeway as planned in 1966. Later plans did vary somewhat.
Valley Blvd to Huntington Drive
Huntington Drive to California Blvd including the 110 interchange.
710 / 110 Interchange
Map of one of the proposed 710 / 110 Interchanges.
A model was constructed of the interchange by Caltrans. A few years ago I was able to get photographs of it. These show a similar interchange design to the drawings above.
Closeup of the 110 / 710 Interchange.
Westerly view along the 110.
Southerly view along the 710. Note the HOV lanes on the 710.
Bridges near downtown South Pasadena.