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This is not the first time the highway has faced such congestion.
A similar backup in July kept traffic to a crawl for nearly a month, Xinhua reported.
Originally posted by Aggie Man
That's one heck of a traffic jam. I wouldn't want to sit in that. I like this quote from the OP article:
"We are advised to take detours, but I would rather stay here since I will travel more distance and increase my costs"
Really? sitting in traffic burning up your fuel cost less than taking alternate routes?
Wang, driving from Hohhot to Tianjin in a coal truck, had been on the Huai'an section for three days and two nights.
"We are advised to take detours, but I would rather stay here since I will travel more distance and increase my costs," Wang said.
"The number of roads from northwest China to Beijing are limited," he complained, asking "Why should I pay the toll fee?"