Charleston, SC (WCBD) – The holiday week is here and that means a record number of people will be hitting the road.
Triple A predicts a record 49 million people will travel this year for Independence Day. That’s a 4% increase from last year.
The South Carolina Department of Transportation announced it will halt non-emergency work to help with traffic flow across the state.
DOT will prohibit lane closures on interstate highways starting Wednesday, July 3 at 6 AM through Friday, July 5 at 10 PM.
Drivers are asked to remain alert and use caution.
You can follow SCDOT’s 511 system which provides real-time traffic information on many South Carolina roads.