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By Fiona Hurrell, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Road closures and detours, including a new bridge over Jardim de Alah, have caused increased traffic build up in Leblon recently due to work on the new Metro Line 4. The new line, which is expected to be finished in 2015, promises to significantly cut journey time between Zona Sul (South Zone) and Barra da Tijuca in time for the Olympic Games.

The major Leblon detours started in November. Now the route . . .

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