Cheap gas causes traffic headache near Spartanburg


BOILING SPRINGS, S.C. (AP) — Neighbors say they want a stoplight put up on a highway in Boiling Springs after a gas price war has caused traffic jams that sometimes keep them from being able to leave their neighborhood.

Harold Hart told WYFF-TV ( ) that cars waiting to turn left to get to Interstate 85 after fueling up at QuikTrip station near his home back up to his dead-end street, keeping him from being able to leave.

The QuikTrip recently opened and is selling its gas for $2.81 a gallon. Two surrounding stations have also dropped their prices to compete

Hart says he is thinking about calling the Department of Transportation to put up a stoplight to help traffic get off their street and on to state Highway 9.


Information from: WYFF-TV,

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