If you'll be traveling away from home this Thanksgiving, The Indiana Department of Transportation reminds Hoosiers (and everyone else) to travel safely and plan for extra driving time!   

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It's predicted that 50.9 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more away from their homes this Thanksgiving holiday season between November 22 - 26.

  • Worst Day to Leave:  Wednesday, November 22
  • Worst Day to Return:  Friday, November 24
  • Plan at least one route that avoids popular freeways

Most highway maintenance and construction projects will stop this holiday weekend to increase highway mobility and safety.  More good news:  INDOT has informed contractors to pull back barriers and barricades with increased traffic expected.

For more information on Thanksgiving travel tips and Indiana highway restrictions, visit the Indiana Department of Transportation.