Government, Safety, Editorial

Editorial: Good Places to Start

In the nine years that the American Transportation Research Institute has been producing a list of the worst bottlenecks in the United States, three spots have had the inauspicious honor of landing at the top of the list. These same three are consistently awful, even if from year to year one is worse than the others.

February 14, 2019
Government, Business, Safety

Top 100 Truck Bottlenecks: Texas Tops 2019 ATRI List With 13

Bottlenecks Traffic travels toward the George Washington Bridge. ATRI ranks this area as having the nation’s worst bottleneck. (George McNish/North Jersey Media Group)

The passage to the George Washington Bridge on the New Jersey side of the Hudson River has once again been named the country’s worst bottleneck for trucks. See a map of the 2019 Top 10 and the list of the Top 100.

February 12, 2019
Government, Business, Safety

2018: Atlanta’s ‘Spaghetti Junction’ Tops ATRI’s Freight Bottlenecks List Again

Map pinpoints top 10 freight bottlenecks Google Maps

For the third successive year, Atlanta’s five-level stack interchange known as “Spaghetti Junction,” where Interstates 285 and I-85 north intersect, is again the most congested freight bottleneck in the nation, according to new research conducted by the American Transportation Research Institute.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
January 24, 2018
Government, Business, Safety

Top Truck Bottlenecks Report Coming Soon, ATRI President Says

Bottleneck in California 57/60 Confluence Project

WASHINGTON — The definitive guide to the country’s top truck bottlenecks will be released Jan. 25, the president of American Transportation Research Institute, which publishes the report, said Jan. 9.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
January 9, 2018
Government, Business

Texas State Funds to Target Three Houston Freeway Trouble Spots

With Houston choking on traffic congestion, an infusion of $447 million in state funds promises relief sooner than expected at three notorious freeway bottlenecks.

Dug Begley | Houston Chronicle
January 28, 2016

Chicago Tops Latest Bottlenecks List

Graves by American Highway Users Alliance

WASHINGTON — For the second time in as many weeks, a study has identified the worst traffic choke points, amplifying the nation’s urgent need for investment in its transportation infrastructure.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
November 30, 2015

Prioritize Projects to Ease Bottlenecks, Transportation Officials Tell Congress

Representatives of the freight transportation industry called on federal lawmakers to prioritize funding for projects that reduce bottlenecks and improve how cargo is transferred from one mode to another.

July 1, 2013