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Business

Shirley Leung

A snarl in Seaport District’s success story

Heavy traffic has planners scrambling

A few months ago, the good people of the Seaport District began noticing something on their streets they never imagined: gridlock.

While the morning commute is tolerable, everyone seems to head out at 5 p.m., creating bumper-to-bumper traffic along the main spine on Seaport Boulevard, spilling out onto Atlantic Avenue, and clogging side roads throughout the area.

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