Why the longer commute on SR 836?

 

Letter writer Priscilla Cornejo isn’t the only person complaining about the traffic in the afternoon going west on State Road 836 ( Longer commute on SR 836, Jan. 27). She has a lot of company.

Ever since the new southbound and northbound traffic pattern opened on the Palmetto a few weeks ago, my average commute to Doral, leaving from PortMiami at 4:30 p.m., went from 50 minutes to an hour and 20 minutes. My commute at 6:30 a.m. is only 20 minutes.

Carol Knotts, Doral

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