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Morning traffic fills a California freeway on April 25, 2013. The California Department of Transportation figures that, in 2012 alone, vehicles spent a cumulative 6.6 million extra hours in heavy congestion on one freeway in particular — that's 753 years. Can you guess which one? Hint: It's not the one pictured.
Those who like to argue — or brag — about the worst commute in traffic-tangled California have a new measure of their misery.
What is the most congested freeway in the state?
It has more reconstructive surgery than a Hollywood has-been and, if you survive the madness, you can eventually reach the border.
The dubious honor goes to Interstate 5 in Los Angeles County.
The ranking is based on California Department of Transportation data. Caltrans figured that, in 2012 alone, vehicles spent a cumulative 6.6 million extra hours in heavy congestion on L.A. County's stretch of the 5. That's 753 years.
Los Angeles County had six of the Top 10 most-congested routes. Orange and Alameda counties had two each.
Do you avoid the 5 freeway at all costs? Here's what folks on Twitter had to say: