Heavy holiday traffic on I-495 with snow and rain covering most of the east coast on Nov. 26, 2014 in Landover, MD
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November 24, 2015 10:01 PM EST

Californians dreaming of escaping traffic-clogged climes have good reason.

Los Angelenos face some of the nation’s worst gridlock according to a report by the American Highway Users Alliance of the top 50 bottlenecks. Nine of the nation’s top 20 bottlenecks are in Los Angeles

Road warriors in Chicago — which ranked number one with a 12 mile long clog on Interstate 90 — New York City, Boston, Seattle, Newark and Miami also have good reason to grouse, their cities ranked among the top 20 for bottlenecked traffic…

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