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Old 10-08-2012, 01:08 PM
 
Location: NJ
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Which in turn makes them live like animals in the suburbs.
no, in the suburbs they live like sophisticated gentlemen and ladies.
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Old 10-30-2012, 07:20 PM
 
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Good News: Due to lower than expected bids, the Turnpike now has more money to spend on capital improvements. Yes it is due to the most rotten economy in a lifetime, but take what you can get.
FUNDING: N.J. Turnpike Authority adds money to capital program | Roads & Bridges
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Old 12-23-2014, 05:08 PM
 
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I'm always surprised that New Jersey highways only have 3 lanes (Rt 208 has only 2) per direction/side, especially in more heavily congested and populated Northern part near NYC. NJ is the most densely populated state in the nation, and also being part of New York metro which is by far the largest in the nation.

Traffic is terrible during rush hour, and sometimes during non-rush hour times as well. God forbid you drive on Rt 4 and Rt 17 almost anytime of the day except very late evening and Sundays (Thanks to the blue laws in the county).

Even other highways like I-80, the Parkway and Turnpike is bad too.

They need to redesign the highways and increase the lanes to minimum of 4 lanes/direction.
I understand that it could still be traffic, but at least it will be less!

If you go further south and west in the nation with less population, you typically see 4 - 8 lanes/direction!
Plan better. You said in another thread how you have good time management skills. I choose not to drive during rush hour. You should manage your time better if you are concerned about traffic during rush hour.
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