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Caltrans property along 710 Freeway gap to be put on sale soon




Google Maps screenshot of the entrance to the 710 freeway from its north-most point. Caltrans has been planning the freeway's extension for decades.
Google Maps screenshot of the entrance to the 710 freeway from its north-most point. Caltrans has been planning the freeway's extension for decades.
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It's taken orders from the governor and state legislators, but it's now official: The state transportation agency, Caltrans, will soon put a number of properties it owns on the 7-10 Corridor up for sale.

The organization has owned hundreds of homes in the Pasadena and South Pasadena area for decades in anticipation of a freeway extension... That has never been built.

The sale includes forty-two properties and is scheduled to begin sometime this fall.

Most of those homes in question are in the city of South Pasadena.

For a closer look at how this affects those living in the properties and possible future solutions for the contentious 7-10 gap, Take Two's A Martinez was joined by South Pasadena City Manager, Sergio Gonzalez.