Days of traffic jam in China ends

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Aug 26, 2010

TopGear.com.ph Car News - Traffic photo (from SXC.hu)China’s famous road bottleneck that has lasted ten days is gone, a blogger who went off to supposedly cover the so-called “monster traffic jam” said.

“Virtually overnight, local authorities had managed to disperse the congestion--about 120 miles northwest from Beijing--so by the time we reached the area, all we encountered were the garden-variety traffic jams here and there,” MSNBC.msn.com’s Adrienne Mong said in WorldBlog.

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There were toll booths, weighing stations and highway entrance ramps to ease congestion, Mong said.

The blog entry blames the ten-day traffic jam on the free-use of the National Expressway 110 (also known as the G110), where thousands of coal-carrying trucks ply. There’s also an on-going roadwork for the Beijing-Tibet Expressway that runs parallel to the G110. Construction is expected to last until mid-September so the possibility of another “monster traffic jam” still exists.

Photo from SXC.hu

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