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Expressway traffic around big cities in Hunan congested

Updated: 2018-02-13


According to Hunan Bureau of Expressway Traffic Police, the traffic of Hunan’s expressways remained in good conditions between 8am, Feb 11 and 8am, Feb 12, with the problems of slow moving and congestion on main artery expressways greatly alleviated or lasting for short duration. The total traffic volume of expressways around the province fell slightly after rised.


Statistics showed the traffic volume on expressways across the provincial boundary has declined since Feb 11. The trend continued on Feb 12, especially on key sections of expressways.


“The overall traffic condition of expressway network in Hunan turns sound these days. The number of vehicles flowing into and transiting by Hunan is expected to fall substantially on Feb 13. The proportion of trucks continues to decline. The traffic pressure on Beijing-Hong Kong-Macao Expressway, Erenhot-Guangzhou Expressway and Shanghai-Kunming Expressway continues to ease.” The Hunan Bureau of Expressway Traffic Police forecasted the traffic pressure transferred to sections of expressways within the province, mainly short-distance home-returning trips from big cities to surrounding counties and small cities. For example, the traffic on expressways around Changsha, Zhuzhou, Xiangtan and other prefectural cities remains heavy, even congested.

 

By:Wu Qi
Source:Changsha Evening News