use Congestion in a sentence
[noun] the problem of too much, excessive traffic;
London cabbies estimate their average driving speed to be 10 miles per hour due to increasing traffic congestion.
Because of heavy traffic congestion, Julius Caesar banned all wheeled vehicles from Rome during daylight hours.
Our delay was due to traffic congestion.
We know how to get around traffic congestion.
Because of the traffic congestion in the town they want to discourage people from using their cars.
A great deal of congestion is caused on two-lane dual carriageways by lorries overtaking each other with a negligible speed difference.
Due to heavy traffic congestion it is again advisable to allow extra time, particularly when catching flights which are not flexible.
Because of traffic congestion and pollution many cities are now reconsidering trams as an important means of transport.
Because of congestion in many areas of the network, night movement was increasingly attractive for rail freight.