Clogged Arteries

| July 30, 2006
  • CITY: Atlanta
    LOCATION: I-285 at I-85 Interchange (Spaghetti Junction)
    DAILY TRUCKS: 27,100
    ANNUAL DELAY: 1.64 million hours

  • CITY: Phoenix
    LOCATION: I-17 (Black Canyon Freeway) AT I-10 Interchange to Cactus
    DAILY TRUCKS: 28,900
    ANNUAL DELAY: 1.60 million hours

  • CITY: Chicago area
    LOCATION: I-90/94 at I-290 Interchange (Circle Interchange)
    DAILY TRUCKS: 26,300
    ANNUAL DELAY: 1.54 million hours

  • CITY: Los Angeles
    LOCATION: San Bernardino Freeway
    DAILY TRUCKS: 34,900
    ANNUAL DELAY: 1.52 million hours

  • CITY: Chicago area
    LOCATION: I-94 (Dan Ryan Expressway) at I-90 Skyway Split
    DAILY TRUCKS: 31,600
    ANNUAL DELAY: 1.51 million hours

  • CITY: Atlanta
    LOCATION: I-285 at I-75 Interchange
    DAILY TRUCKS: 25,700
    ANNUAL DELAY: 1.50 million hours

  • CITY: Los Angeles
    LOCATION: S.R. 134 at S.R. 2 Interchange
    DAILY TRUCKS: 29,600
    ANNUAL DELAY: 1.49 million hours

  • CITY: Charlotte
    LOCATION: I-77 at Tryon Road
    DAILY TRUCKS: 29,600
    ANNUAL DELAY: 1.49 million hours

  • CITY: Los Angeles
    LOCATION: Long Beach Freeway
    DAILY TRUCKS: 27,500
    ANNUAL DELAY: 1.38 million hours

    October 2005 Federal Highway Administration study: An Initial Assessment of Freight Bottlenecks on Highways.

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