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Officials unveil $300 million San Gabriel train trench

The trench is 30 feet deep and runs 1.4 miles through San Gabriel.
The trench is 30 feet deep and runs 1.4 miles through San Gabriel.
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Officials dedicated a new 1.4-mile train trench that brings railroads below traffic. It will save more than 1,700 delayed hours waiting sometimes up to a half hour for the train to pass. And it saves more than just time.

Officials pose as they unveil a commemorative plaque for the new trench.
Officials pose as they unveil a commemorative plaque for the new trench.
KPCC/Caleigh Wells