August 31, 2012
NEW — 9:55 a.m. Aug. 31, 2012
Labor Day means more traffic on state highways as motorists hit the road to celebrate the last holiday weekend of summer.
In order to ease congestion, the state Department of Transportation and contractors plan to suspend most construction work for the weekend. Crews move off most roads from noon Friday through Sept. 3.
“It’s a popular weekend to travel; traffic is pretty much going to be busy any time you head out the door, but I find knowing what to expect in advance and/or where to find the traffic info makes traveling much easier,” Mark Finch, Statewide Travel Data Analysis Office manager, said in a statement. Read more