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These locations represent strategic choke points in that both enemies and friends must pass near them, guided by the underwater geography of the Atlantic.
The traditional criteria go like this: large urban infrastructure inadequacies may create bottlenecks or choke points — which impact national growth.
The rerouting takes trains along I-5, eliminating a major choke point for passenger trains in Tacoma and letting trains reach speeds of 79 miles per hour, the department has said.
Having just two outdoor stages worked well, and there weren't any traffic choke points.
This would create a choke point in the Baltic Sea analogous to the Middle East’s Strait of Hormuz.
Even with moves to ease shipping to the island, the docks have become choke points in the effort to aid storm survivors and may not reach those who need them for days.
That choke point will cause spillover congestion not just along I-5, but into Interstate 405 west of Renton and Highway 518 leaving downhill out of SeaTac.
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