[Idiom] "Removing the bottleneck"

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Hello everyone,

I'd appreciate your help with the headline of a text I'm writing.
It's about a process that was improved by switching out one inefficient part of it. It's supposed to be something like:

"Removing the bottleneck"

I'd like it to be more catchy, but I can't come up with a verb that's in line with the bottleneck metaphor. What are things you can literally do to a bottleneck to get rid of it in this sense?

I was thinking about "Cutting the bottleneck" but I'm not sure. "Widening the bottleneck" is another possibility, I guess. But it doesn't sound quite right, either.

Any ideas or comments? THANK YOU!
 

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Maybe:

eliminating the bottleneck
 

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Thank you - yes, that one was on my list, too. But "eliminate" is a bit too abstract to be catchy, I think.
 

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Clearing the bottleneck.
 

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No. Like you clear a blockage, you can clear a bottleneck.

You can't clear a bottleneck by jumping over it.
 
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