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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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He said that by the time the railway system is operational together with the concrete construction of Mile 2 - Tin-Can Road - Oworonshoki road, the problem of gridlock on ports access roads would be reduced.
Based on this assumption, Ravinder said, " You end up wasting two months ( 60 days) in a year on roads as you are almost six- seven hours stranded in that gridlock." Ravinder feels that when commuters are stuck in never- ending traffic jamsm " stress levels soar and so do fuel bills".
Anumita Roy Chowdhury, associate director, Center for Science and Environment ( CSE), feels that increasing parking rates for cars could be one way of avoiding gridlock.
Where gridlocks occur, it is not difficult to see why they are caused.
GRIDLOCK: Traffic queues to get out of the city along the ring road at junction 1
Nerie Bueno, DPWH director in Cagayan Valley, said she had directed project engineers of ongoing road diggings and repairs along Daang Maharlika to suspend work, amid public uproar that these had been the cause of traffic gridlocks over the past days.
West Midlands Ambulance Service brought a fleet of paramedic motorbikes into the city to respond to 999 emergencies because ambulances were finding it hard to get through the road blocks and gridlocks.