Heavy, slow-moving morning commute traffic on westbound Highway 80 on the second day after the 580 freeway collapse.  PHOTO:  Mark Costantini / The Chronicle




Heavy, slow-moving morning commute traffic on westbound Highway 80 on the second day after the 580 freeway collapse.  PHOTO:  Mark Costantini / The Chronicle
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The Long Journey Home

I grew up in Kurrajong, a suburb that sits west of the Hawkesbury River, on the lower slopes of the Blue Mountains. When I was younger and contemplating my future, Sydney University seemed so far away. And the reality is, it was far away: a 20-minute bus ride, an hour and 40 minute train ride, and…