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Report Finds Worsened Congestion, Slower Truck Speeds Across Highway Bottlenecks

(Mallory Shelbourne – The Hill)

A new American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) report reveals worsened congestion and slower truck speeds across the top five truck bottlenecks in the nation.

According to the report, average truck speeds have decreased by about five percent across the top five bottlenecks, adding to a list of issues for the Trump administration to address as it prepares to unveil an infrastructure package.

A bottleneck in Atlanta, Ga. takes the number one spot for the worst congestion ranking, followed by Fort Lee, New Jersey. Chicago, Ill. ranks number three, followed by a second Atlanta bottleneck in fourth place. Los Angeles, Calif. takes the number five spot. Click here to read more.

Related: 2018 Top Truck Bottleneck List (ATRI)