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Omaha's 10 busiest intersections

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Posted at 5:51 AM, Oct 04, 2019

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Does traffic seem like it's worse in certain areas of the city than others? That's not just your imagination.

According to our news partners at the Omaha World-Herald, the Metropolitan Area Planning Agency released it's list of Omaha's ten busiest intersections.

1. 90th and Dodge - This area has been Omaha's busiest intersection since 2016. In 2018, nearly 107,000 vehicles passed through this road.
2. 120th and L Streets - 120th and L is up to the second spot in the rankings after being 4th in 2016. 84,750 vehicles were estimated to pass through every day in 2018, and the traffic for this region is expected to keep increasing.
3. 132nd and L/Industrial Road - Up four spots from seventh on the 2016 list, an average of 84,250 cars pass through here every day, and traffic is expected to continue growing.
4. 72nd and Dodge - The first intersection that has decreased in traffic flow since 2016, with an average of just under 76,000 vehicles per day in 2018.
5. 72nd and Pacific - Another stretch of 72nd street that is decreasing. 72nd and Pacific is down two spots on the list from third, and is expected to continue dropping.
6. 144th and Industrial Road - This stretch of road has seen a huge jump since 2016, moving up 20 spots on the list! just over 69,000 vehicles pass through every day.
7. 78th and Dodge - Our third stop on Dodge Street on the list. This spot is down two spots from number five in 2016, with over 66,000 vehicles driving through per day in 2018.
8. 86th Street/Cass Street and Dodge - No change in this spot from the 2016 list; however, with just under 66,000 vehicles driving through per day in 2018, the traffic flow in this area is decreasing.
9. 108th and Maple Street - A five spot jump with this stretch of road. A little over 65,000 vehicles passed through per day in 2018, and that number is expected to keep increasing.
10. 72nd and Grover - Rounding out the list and down one spot from 2016, approximately 64,000 vehicles drove through every day in 2018, and traffic flow is expected to keep decreasing.