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Tampa named 12th most congested city in North America

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TAMPA, FL (WFLA) -

Every day, drivers encounter congestion. It appears traffic in the Tampa area is among some of the worst in the nation.

On Thursday, TomTom, a leading providing of in-car navigation, ranked Tampa as the twelfth-most-congested city in North America, according to the company's annual congestion index report.

The report stated that Tampa drivers experience travel times 22 percent longer than when traffic is flowing freely. If you travel 30 minutes to work, the report stated the average Tampa driver will waste 69 hours per year in delays from congestion.

Depending on the day of week, congestion could vary. The report found Tuesday and Thursdays were among the worst days to drive on Tampa roads.

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