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July 14, 2011

Since we live on the east coast, I hadn’t heard about “carmageddon” until yesterday. There’s going to be major highway construction in CA and if you’ve ever driven in CA, it’s a nightmare to start with. I can’t imagine what it’s going to be like during construction.

I found this yesterday while screwing around on youtube. Hitler go nuts over the construction that starts on 7/16/2011. (He needs to pick up his cousin from the aiport)  Whoever put this together did a great job, and it’s worth the 3 minutes and 47 seconds.

From – Thousands of doctors and nurses will bunk at hospitals, an emergency operation center will be set up and Southern California residents are being urged to stay home and stock up on food.

One major airline offered $4 seats to help people avoid the looming mess, selling out of tickets in three hours. The crisis?

A 10-mile stretch of Interstate 405 – a vital artery that links population centers north and south of the Santa Monica Mountains – is shutting down for 53 hours this weekend. The closure, a necessary part of a major highway reconstruction project, is being dubbed “Carmageddon,” evoking images of gridlock, road rage and other traffic nightmares that it might spawn in car-dependent Southern California.

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