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Traffic ground to a stop at the corner of Herald and Tremont streets, with drivers inching toward the Southeast Expressway.
Traffic ground to a stop at the corner of Herald and Tremont streets, with drivers inching toward the Southeast Expressway. (Globe Staff Photo / Lane Turner) Globe Staff Photo / Lane Turner

Taking detour through frustration

Thousands stuck in traffic gridlock

By Mac Daniel
Globe Staff / February 2, 2005

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Thousands of motorists spent hours in traffic in and around Boston yesterday, some crawling barely 15 feet a minute for much of the afternoon. Hospitals, especially Massachusetts General Hospital, dealt with delayed ambulances, and doctors and nurses worked hours into extra shifts until co-workers arrived. Parents picked up their children late from school. (Full article: 649 words)

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