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'Blood Alley' May Become A Proper Freeway

(via California Department of Transportation)
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A series of public hearings are set this week to discus a 63-mile High Desert Corridor freeway connecting Palmdale and Victorville that's proposed as a safer alternative to the existing two-lane road known as "blood alley."

The proposed project would link the 14 Antelope Valley Freeway to I-15 at Victorville, and replace stretches of routes 18 and 138 known for large numbers of fatalities. The freeway's median may also be considered as a high-speed rail corridor between Southern California and Las Vegas, notes ABC Local.

Location and time details for all public meetings about the proposed freeway and possible rail line can be found on the DOT website.