For most Angelenos who commute, snarled traffic is a daily reality. For Westsiders, construction work on the 405 Freeway has made things especially gnarly for several years now.
The freeway work was supposed to be done, but now it looks like brake lights ahead for a good while to come. The LA Times is reporting this morning that the project to widen the freeway is running at least a year behind schedule. The delays are costing big money, and it's not clear who is going to pay for them.
LA Times reporter Martha Groves wrote the story, and she joins us now.