Most Congested Roads, 2012

Below are the most congested roads in the United States, including the average speed and travel time delay for the worst stretches of asphalt in 2012.

RoadLocation Average speed Travel time delay
Cross Bronx ExpresswayNew York, N.Y. 13 mph 41 min
I-405 SBLos Angeles, Calif. 14 mph 26 min
Van Wyck Expressway SBNew York, N.Y. 12 mph 23 min
I-10 EBLos Angeles, Calif. 19 mph 32 min
CA-91 Riverside, Calif. 22 mph 38 min
Long Island Expressway EBNew York, N.Y. 19 mph 33 min
Brooklyn Queens Expressway SBNew York, N.Y. 16 mph 27 min
I-405 NBLos Angeles, Calif. 22 mph 31 min
I-90/I-94 WBChicago, Ill. 20 mph 30 min
I-5 SBLos Angeles, Calif. 22 mph 31 min
Source:Traffic Scorecard, INRIX.

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Most Congested Roads, 2012

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