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Watch These GIFs Of Crazy Eclipse Traffic Across The Country

Millions of eclipse chasers hit the road on Monday, with traffic peaking after the event was over.

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All across the country on Monday, millions of people hit the road to watch the total solar eclipse. Traffic cops were prepared for bad backups, and they got them — particularly after the once-in-a-century event was over.

Below are GIFs showing how the traffic evolved across the day in seven cities along the path of totality.


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