Since 2005, average weekend traffic volume has shot up at the Interstate 5 bridge between Washington and Oregon. (Don Ryan/ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Since 2005, average weekend traffic volume has shot up at the I-5 bridge between Washington and Oregon. (Don Ryan/ AP)
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Fancy a weekend jaunt? Seattle, Portland booms put I-5 drivers in a jam

A three-hour weekend road trip from Seattle to Portland is a thing of the past, says a West Seattle resident who’s been driving there and back for years. As our two metropolises boom and I-5 traffic grows, “We’re all just sitting there.”

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