Double-decking

Double-decking

Insertion of a mezzanine or extra floor in a building with a high ceiling or a two-story space to increase the usable area.
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Nonetheless, the complaints were all the pretext Caltrans needed to kill the bogus double-decking scheme.
Since adding new freeways is now prohibitive, we must increase the capacity of the ones we have via such solutions as double-decking.
There was a lot of negative comments about the double-decking.
In the end, said longtime Valley activist Gerry Silver of Encino, other Valley residents give the busway ``lukewarm'' support, not because it's the best route, but because it takes the pressure off alternatives - such as double-decking the Ventura Freeway.
To date, the NIMBYs have blocked subways in the Valley, fixed rail in the Valley, double-decking the 101 Freeway in the Valley and expanding the 101 in the Valley.
It proposes building toll lanes from between the Moorpark Freeway (23) and the 170-134 interchange, using a combination of widening and double-decking the 101.
Five strategies are being studied - including adding lanes, building a train line and double-decking the freeway in places.
In the next month, Caltrans' 101 Corridor Study team plans to unveil its final options for the gridlocked freeway after studying a list of ideas that include double-decking, widening or running a transit line down the center.
Public meetings will be held starting this week to gather more input on multibillion-dollar plans to improve traffic on the 101 Freeway by adding new lanes, double-decking in some areas or running a rail line down the middle.
Planners have three proposals for improving traffic on the Ventura Freeway (101) that include double-decking the freeway through the Valley, putting a rail line down the middle, adding car-pool lanes or widening it in sections.
Major improvements to speed traffic for millions of motorists on the congested 101 Freeway corridor face enormous resistance from San Fernando Valley homeowners and business people who have blocked double-decking and widening plans in the past.
Double-decking the Ventura Freeway would be a great idea, if only it were feasible and affordable.