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Repairs paralyze roads into Beijing

08-31-2010 10:03 BJT

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Increasing numbers of cars and repairs to an alternative route have caused traffic jams on epic scales on roads linking Beijing with its northwest regions.

After years of service with traffic volume much bigger than it was designed to handle, National Road G110 has had to close some of its sections for repairs.

To make matters worse, traffic on the Jingzang and Jingxin highways has increased by at least 30 percent compared with the same period last year. As a result, vehicles on these roads, mostly trucks, have formed queues tens of kilometers long. The traffic jams sometimes last for days and drivers have been forced to play card games to kill time.

Increasing numbers of cars and repairs to an alternative route have caused traffic jams on epic scales on roads linking Beijing with its northwest regions. 
Increasing numbers of cars and repairs to an alternative route have caused 
traffic jams on epic scales on roads linking Beijing with its northwest regions.


Editor:Zhang Jingya |Source: CNTV

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