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HEAVY TRAFFIC EXPECTED DURING THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY

Motorists in North Carolina can expect heavier than usual traffic conditions due to holiday travel from Wednesday, November 22nd through Monday, November 27th.
Most construction projects along Interstate, US, and NC routes will be suspended beginning at 6:00 AM on Tuesday, November 21st, until 8:00 PM on Monday, November 27th.

NCDOT reminds motorists to leave early and to travel during non-peak hours when possible.  North Carolina law requires that all vehicle occupants in the front as well as backseat wear their seat belt.  Motorists are encouraged to drive safely and obey all posted speed limits.

Thanksgiving travel will affect traffic conditions from Wednesday, Nov. 22nd through Monday, Nov. 27th.  To see traffic conditions from Thanksgiving 2016 heavy travel days click on the links below and press the play button at the bottom left:
Wednesday Before Thanksgiving 2016
Saturday After Thanksgiving 2016
Sunday After Thanksgiving 2016

While the maps cannot predict exact amounts of congestion for this year, you can use them as a guide to better time your travel.
 
Virginia Thanksgiving Travel Info
I-95 States Real Time Travel Info
 
*Last Updated: 11/24/17 at 11:42 AM

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