Epic weekend-long traffic jam in Russia stretched 125 miles

Source: CNN

(CNN) — If you’ve ever griped about being mired in a traffic jam, there was proof this weekend in Russia that it could have been worse.

Much, much worse.

The backup Sunday afternoon on part of the main highway between Moscow and St. Petersburg — the country’s two most populated cities — stretched 125 miles long, according to media reports cited by state-run RIA Novosti news.

Video showed fog, but little evident precipitation after days of heavy snow. Even so, movement along sections of the M-10 highway largely was limited to foot traffic, not vehicular traffic, as trucks and cars sat motionless.

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