LIVE UPDATES: Traffic piles up as holiday travelers make their escape

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SEATTLE – Officials were predicting one of the worst stretches of traffic of the year for the p.m. commute Tuesday, and for much of the evening they were correct.

Travelers were experiencing delays running the gamut from annoying to infuriating across the Puget Sound region. The hardest-hit areas the ferries, with hours-long waits, and the drive from Seattle to Everett – which was at 100 minutes at 5 p.m. before being cleared and thinning out.

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