WITN  | Greenville, NC  | News, Weather, Sports

Thousands Hitting the Road Friday

The American Automobile Association Carolinas says the first wave of Independence Day travelers will hit the roads Friday. Interstates are expected to begin clogging up on Friday, when an estimated 438,800 North Carolinas and 214,402 South Carolinas hit the roads and airports become jammed with 40,500 travelers from North Carolina and 19,800 from South Carolina.

"Because the Fourth falls on a Wednesday, many people plan to take the entire week off or at least five days," said David E. Parsons, president and CEO of AAA Carolinas.

For current road conditions, in North Carolina dial 511, or click here

For traffic and road closure information across the country, click here

For the lowest gas prices, click here

For the new carry-on rules, click here

For air travel tips from the Transportation Security Administration, click here

For tips on how to conserve gas, click here


WITN

275 E. Arlington Blvd. Greenville, NC 27858 252-439-7777
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 8241012