RICHMOND, Va. (AP/WJLA) – Hundreds of thousands of D.C. area residents are approaching to strike a highway this weekend for a Labor Day holiday.
AAA Mid-Atlantic says that a series of people holding a outing during slightest 50 miles divided from home is approaching to boost somewhat this year.
More Virginians are approaching to transport this Labor Day weekend, reaching a new post-recession high for a state.
That’s some-more than 964,300 Virginians roving during a Thursday by Monday holiday weekend.
The infancy of Virginians are approaching to transport by automobile and gas prices have brought a acquire service to motorists. Prices in Virginia are down about 4 percent per gallon compared with a same time final year.
For those roving opposite a Chesapeake Bay Bridge, a best times to transport are before 10 a.m. and after 10 p.m., on Friday, and before 7 a.m. and after 5 p.m. on Saturday.
The Virginia Department of Transportation is smoothing a approach for one of a busiest transport weekends of a year.
From noon Friday until noon Sept. 2, VDOT will postpone many highway work and lift line closures on many interstates to palliate a transport woes of Labor Day travelers.
By suspending highway work, VDOT will be expelling intensity bottlenecks during a heavily trafficked holiday.
VDOT also encourages motorists to dial 511 to get up-to-the-minute information on trade accidents and congestion.
Motorists are being reminded to bend adult and expostulate solemn and distraction-free while roving for a arriving holiday.