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changing URL structure without losing historical chart data

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I am updating hundreds page URLs on my website. For example, the I'm changing "live-cams" to "livecams" and changing the second folder from "cities" to the name of the state. See below for examples:

 

old URL structure

  • example.com/live-cams/cities/los-angeles
  • example.com/live-cams/cities/chicago
  • example.com/live-cams/cities/new-york-city

 

is being changed to new URL structure

  • example.com/livecams/california/los-angeles
  • example.com/live-cams/illinois/chicago
  • example.com/live-cams/new-york/new-york-city

The issue is that I do not want to lose historical information in Google Analytics. When I look at a chart of traffic, I want to be able to plot traffic in a graph with the old URLs and new URLs combined. 

 

Can someone please help me the best way to do this.