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MARATHON: Traffic snarl was a nightmare

The traffic detours for the Tacoma Marathon were the worst I have ever seen.

I was trying to get to Anthony’s at Point Defiance for a luncheon date. I was completely shocked (as were hundreds of other drivers, I’m sure) to find that no traffic was allowed onto Schuster Parkway; everyone was being detoured onto Stadium Way – which is closed for construction! What a gigantic traffic nightmare.

Hundreds of cars slowly made their way through the construction at Stadium Way into the middle of downtown Tacoma. The gridlock was horrendous. It took me 45 minutes to work my way

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