9 Day Traffic Jam   Leave a comment

And we think we got road rage.

Amplify’d from genevalunch.com

A mini-economy, with roadside merchants supplying food and drink, has appeared on the Jining-Beijing highway in China, part of the Tibet to Beijing expressway, where a 100-km tailback is now in its ninth day, making it a candidate for the world’s worst traffic jam. The slowdown is the result of road works and a traffic spike caused by heavy trucks on this main goods route into the city, which is under repair due to the damage caused by constant heavy goods traffic. The highway operated at a crawl during July, as well, and according to China’s government-owned Global Times, some motorists have while away the hours by playing cards.

Posted by :: Ellen Wallace on 24 August 2010 at 10:16 | permalink

Read more at genevalunch.com

 

Posted August 24, 2010 by dmacc502 in Uncategorized

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