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Longfellow Bridge project proves a puzzler for drivers

Twenty-four hours earlier, things would have gone smoothly. But on Sunday afternoon, the driver of a yellow taxi barreling past the MBTA’s Charles/MGH stop toward the Longfellow Bridge almost ran straight into an obstacle: a line of cars heading straight at him from Cambridge.

“Whoa, whoa, whoa!” yelled a State Police trooper standing at the intersection at the Boston end of the bridge. “Back it up!”

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