Traveling for Thanksgiving? ALDOT wants you getting there safe

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Traveling for Thanksgiving? The Alabama Department of Transportation is making it a bit smoother by ensuring there will be no temporary lane closures on interstates beginning Wednesday.

ALDOT limits road construction during major holidays, but emergency lane closures are still possible.

“Thanksgiving is typically the most traveled holiday of the year,” said Allison Green, Drive Safe Alabama coordinator for ALDOT. “Halting road work during this time will help alleviate congestion on Alabama highways. Drivers can do their part to make sure they get their passengers to their holiday celebration safely by focusing on their responsibilities behind the wheel.”

Here’s how you can stay safe on the road:

  • Don’t drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
  • Buckle up, every seat, every time.
  • Limit distractions.

Need help planning your route? Click here for road condition information or consider downloading the ALGO Traffic app, available for iOS and Android.

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