10 US cities with the worst traffic jams
Average commute during worst driving hours: 71 percent longer than normal to complete on a Thursday at 5:30 p.m.
The 20.7-mile stretch on the Riverside Freeway between Costa Mesa Freeway and McKinley Street is the most congested piece of road in the area. The route, which usually takes 20 minutes to complete with no traffic, takes 57 minutes during rush hour and can even take up to 81 minutes on Friday between 4 and 5 p.m.
Pictured: Traffic running toward downtown Los Angeles.