Hollywood Freeway

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The Hollywood Freeway is one of the principal freeways of Los Angeles, California (the boundaries of which it does not leave) and one of the busiest in the United States. It is the principal route over the Cahuenga Pass, the principal shortcut between the Los Angeles Basin and the San Fernando Valley.

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The Route

The freeway runs from the Golden State Freeway in the Sun Valley district of Los Angeles in the San Fernando Valley to the East Los Angeles Interchange east of downtown Los Angeles. Between the Golden State Freeway and its intersection with the Ventura Freeway in the southeastern San Fernando Valley (also known as "The Hollywood Split"), it is signed as California State Highway 170; thereafter, it takes on the more famous designation of U.S. Highway 101.

Notable Features

The intersection of the Hollywood and Harbor Freeways, known as the Four Level Interchange, is one of the major landmarks in Los Angeles and a symbol of the city's post-World War II development.

Communities Served

Districts along the Hollywood Freeway include:

Major Intersections

Freeways intersecting with the Hollywood Freeway include:

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