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Anyone who has ever lived in Los Angeles can tell you of the traffic nightmares that the infamous 405 freeway can present. The 12 lane highway stretching through the heart of LA routinely grinds to a halt and leaves irritated commuters even more irritated as they stand still for hours without moving. Local news outlet ABC7 captured this amazing footage of the whole 405 lit up like a Christmas display as motorists scrambled out of town for the Thanksgiving holiday. It’s as astounding to look at as it is frustrating for those down on the ground.