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Traffic congestion inevitable even as new lanes are added to roadways (access required)

Traffic congestion may be inevitable along I-84 even as new highway projects have been designed to reduce back-ups. Greg Laragan, Idaho Transportation Department chief engineer of highway operations, said when lanes are added to a freeway, more people gravitate toward it, increasing traffic count. Additionally, new developments near expanded roadways can also drive congestion up. "Development also ...

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