If the Sonics return to Seattle, their fans probably would add several minutes of regional traffic delay on game nights, causing typical rush-hour traffic to last until 7 p.m.

But these slowdowns wouldn't be much different from what already happens before other Sodo sports events.

On a typical Mariners game night, drivers on southbound I-5 take five to 10 minutes longer than usual to pass through the city.

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