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Monster traffic jam ... again

By He Dan and Wang Qian | China Daily | Updated: 2010-09-04 07:35

Monster traffic jam ... again

Experts recommend more railways to permanently solve congestion woes

BEIJING - About 10,000 trucks were backed up for miles on a northern China highway on Friday, the latest in a series of monster jams that have plagued the overloaded road since maintenance work began on a parallel route earlier this summer.

Trucks loaded high with coal from Inner Mongolia inched along bumper-to-bumper on the Beijing-Tibet highway as police redirected traffic and reminded drivers to stay alert, an official with Jining traffic police in Inner Mongolia said on Friday.

Monster traffic jam ... again

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