Thanksgiving driving tips from the WSDOT (info)

Thanksgiving driving tips from the WSDOT (info)

According to AAA, more than 46 million people will to drive more than 50 miles to get to their Thanksgiving destinations this year, the most people on the road for the holiday since 2007.

That’s why the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) has some helpful tips for drivers hoping to avoid the worst part of the holiday rush.

WSDOT has charted the expected backups for the most heavily traveled routes:

I-90 over Snoqualmie Pass

I-5 through Tacoma and Olympia

I-5 though Bellingham to Canada

Hwy 2 through Leavenworth to Stevens Pass

FYI: the toughest congestion is expected on I-5 through Tacoma and Olympia. Sorry, friends and relatives in Portland!

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Sue Romero has been doing news and traffic on the radio in Seattle since 1994. She is originally from southeast Alaska and moved to Seattle to go to the University of Washington. After graduating, she started her radio career in Houston, Texas, but moved back to Seattle because she missed the trees, hills, water and beauty of the Pacific Northwest. While she was in Texas, Sue danced on the NBA Houston Rockets Dance Team and still regularly takes dance in Seattle. She even attended a Seattle Sea Gals workshop, just for fun! Sue loves movies -- especially sci-fi!