TORRANCE (CBSLA) — One of LA’s most congested connectors is getting a makeover.

LA Mayor Eric Garcetti and some other officials kicked off the project yesterday. It will widen the 405 and 110 connector with a merging lane.

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Thousands of drivers who use the 405 and 110 freeways are hoping the project brings some big relief.

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Mayor Garcetti says without tax-funded widening projects more people will be stuck in traffic.

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The $35 million project should be complete in two years.