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Gridlock

A situation in which a business does not function, or functions ineffectively, due to conflicting orders from management and/or insufficient operating procedures. Gridlock may occur when two or more parties are attempting to control a business, or when project goals are incompletely defined because of incompetent management. Gridlock can be very costly to a business' operations, especially when it is prolonged.
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There's hope for gridlocked Los Angeles commuters, even though state highway funds are likely to dry up in the lean times ahead.
The bypass would regularly be closed, but it would be a safety valve to keep the Lake Hughes on-ramp from being gridlocked during road closures,'' Lewis said.
Enjoy the sights, envy our weather, stay mellow in gridlocked traffic.
A report released this week by a pro-highway nonprofit estimates the spectacular savings awaiting commuters in the San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles areas if the state actually put our tax dollars to work and improved the state's gridlocked freeways.
Starting this summer, gridlocked motorists will look with envy at solo drivers cruising by in the car-pool lane.
Antonovich said many stretches of the Los Angeles freeway system, including the 101-405 interchange, are gridlocked while the state highway account has a $2 billion surplus.
Horribly gridlocked freeway interchanges deserve appropriately grandiose names: Orange Crush, Big Dig, Big Squeeze.
Sandy Miles, a Canoga Park resident who works at a bakery store in Agoura Hills, said even her convoluted freeway alternate route home was gridlocked.
What motorist hasn't had the mind-boggling experience of being made to wait for over an hour in gridlocked traffic because the graffiti-removal crew had a lane blocked at 10 a.
Suffering painful hours in gridlocked traffic is a quality-of-life issue.
Larry Gray, co-chairman of the Valley Industry and Commerce Association's transportation committee, said board members would like to see a complete overhaul of the gridlocked interchange, but study plans are a good start.