WSDOT Expects Some Heavy Labor Day Weekend Traffic - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

WSDOT Expects Some Heavy Labor Day Weekend Traffic

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The state Transportation Department says if you wanted the best travel day for the Labor Day weekend in Washington you should be gone by now.

The department says traffic builds after Thursday morning and may not clear out until Tuesday.

Typical weekend delays are on Highway 2, Interstate 90, and I-5 south of Olympia and at the Canadian border. Ferry terminals will likely have long waits.

Most highway construction is suspended for the weekend, including a major project on I-90 on the east side of Snoqualmie Pass.

The department has a website for information on heavily traveled highways.

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