Word on the Street: Traffic bottlenecks

A new study revealed that the Brooklyn Bridge ranks as the 33rd worst bottleneck in the country. Six of the top 10 on the list are in California, and two are in the Brooklyn area. The report finds

News 12 Staff

Nov 24, 2015, 5:27 AM

Updated 3,072 days ago

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Word on the Street: Traffic bottlenecks
A new study revealed that the Brooklyn Bridge ranks as the 33rd worst bottleneck in the country.
Six of the top 10 on the list are in California, and two are in the Brooklyn area. The report finds that the traffic tie-ups cost billions in lost time and fuel.
The annual total delays on the Brooklyn Bridge add up to 800,000 hours.
The lost value of time is $21 million each year and more than 577,000 gallons of fuel are wasted each year while people sit in traffic on the bridge.
News 12 hit the streets to hear residents' horror stories about Brooklyn's bottlenecks.
 


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