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The 60 Worst Intersections in LA

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Every fiscal year, the city studies the worst intersections in order to see what fixes they can make to immediately improve them. The program, called Operation Bottleneck, entered its fourth phase today. It will give drivers at the busy intersections more green signal time, that is if you're driving on the busier thoroughfare. If you're not, you're probably looking at more red time.

Phases I through III made technical adjustments. Phase IV adds the "human element," as John Fisher, a Department of Transportation (DOT) Asst. General Manager, explained to Steve Hymon at the Bottleneck Blog. "We're adding the human element to tackle the most congested intersections in the city. And as you know, ATSAC [that's the city's computer system that oversees traffic signals] operates 75 percent of the signals within the city, and we're using the human element to take it one step further."

The list of intersections is below with the first ten already completed, according to DOT records. Do you drive any of them? Notice anything lately?