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THANKSGIVING TRAVEL: Road and Pass conditions for stress free travel

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Tips for stress-free holiday travel include:

  • Consult WSDOT’s travel times charts, which use historical information to help drivers know before they go.
  • Check out online tools, including mobile apps, traffic cameras and email alerts.
  • Visit our online traveler information about traffic, weather and ferry schedules.
  • Follow WSDOT’s social media accounts, such as Twitter and Facebook.
  • Pre-program 530 AM and 1610 AM to vehicle radios for highway advisory radio alerts.
  • Carry chains and other winter driving essentials.
  • Check current chain and traction requirements on the WSDOT passes website or by calling 5-1-1, and watch for highway advisory signs.
  • Leave extra time for holiday and winter travel, slow down and drive appropriately for conditions.

On the road or in the air, here are some other travel sites you will find useful:

FAA Airport Delay Map

Flight trackers or HERE

Google Trends and Maps (including recipies and travel days - good stuff!)

Google Live Traffic Map (use the drop down menu to toggle between typical and current traffic flow)

Waze Live Traffic Map

How Google, Waze Help predict Thanksgiving and Black Friday rush 

How Google Helps You Beat Black Friday Hordes 

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