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1(with traffic) congestión feminine(with people) abarrotamiento masculine
- The car park will also hopefully ease traffic congestion and parking difficulties.
- They are a major cause of congestion and take up too much precious space.
- Free from the weekday congestion, the traffic raced wildly, shifting lanes as if in a video game.
- At the moment traffic in York is being restrained simply by congestion itself.
- Traffic will take to minor narrower roads causing even worse congestion and gridlock.
- Up top the band can often take up a large area of the dance floor and cause a lot of congestion.
- That's the message from a new project to reduce congestion and improve the health of York children.
- This would help counter claims the bridge was adding to congestion in Edinburgh.
- Using a light touch, the therapist helps to clear areas of congestion and stagnation.
- The bus lanes are designed to ease traffic congestion but they remain controversial.
- Many group members are car owners and know only too well the difficulties caused by road congestion.
- This was a three-mile dual carriageway designed to make traffic congestion a thing of the past.
- Traffic congestion is a serious issue which is causing concern to many residents and traders in our area.
- If you are frustrated by road congestion or overcrowded trains you can add your support to our campaign.
- Road rage is not one of my vices but I do get frustrated if I am stuck in traffic either due to road works or congestion.
- Residents fear increased congestion, more noise and rides creating an eyesore.
- Even then there was congestion on the bridge as a result of resurfacing work.
- The incident caused congestion on surrounding roads as police cleared the area.
- This often creates congestion and difficulties with parking and access around schools.
- This will, it is hoped, take traffic off the roads and help to ease congestion.
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