Worst traffic jam ever? Gridlock spans 60 miles.

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    And I thought LA traffic was bad.
     
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    :eek: and its happened before. The Chinese Government must realise they have a problem?
     
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    That's amazingly bad.

    (I think this belongs in the Current Events section, though)
     
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    OK, Maybe card games in the car... but chess???? :confused:

    Makes the 405 look like The Autobahn.
     
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    Request submitted.
     
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    It would probably be quicker for the Chinese government to have an adjacent highway built.
     
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    Highway??

    Just how many lanes does this cart path have?? ;)
     
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    What makes it worse, is there is no relief until Sept!!! You have got to be kidding me.... yikes doesn't even begin to describe this.
     
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    Wonderful, Capitalism @ it's finest in a communist country
     
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    Roadworks??

    Really??

    Are they sure they're not just building the road in front of them as they go?
     
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    9 days and no aerial photos? What
     
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    I hope all the drivers are equipped with roadwoks.
     
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    9 days! They don't do things by half in China. Get driving America or Russia, we can't let those Chinese win.
     
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    Why not? Worked for the railroads. ;)
     
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    I have been in similar traffic....

    one time on June 2009 on my way from LA to Las Vegas....

    There was a horrible car accident on the I-5 that I recalled speding 3 hours in traffic. Traffic was stopped completly that everybody turned off their cars and got outside at the 115 degree temperatures and started playing soccer, taking pictures, sitting down in the freeway...

    I would say traffic was backed up for a good 15-20 miles. :rolleyes:
     
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    I dont see how "The Red Dragon" can ever awaken if their infrastructure is so laughable right now.

    Expand beyond their means a little too quickly? :confused:
     
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    Lazy bums need to dig out their bicycles again.

    60 miles, even going at 10MPH is 6 hours.

    I average around 20 MPH, but probably not in that polluted air though.


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    ^ I agree. That was freaking sweet! Thanks for the share.
     
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    =) Now we just have to find a way to send it to those stuck in the traffic jam. ;)
     

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