BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Thanksgiving is one of the busiest travel weeks of the year and kicks off the holiday travel season.
As more people are taking to the roads to see family and friends, the Maryland Department of Transportation wants to make sure drivers reach their destinations safely.READ MORE: EPA Approves Use of COVID-Fighting Antimicrobial Air Treatment Solution in Maryland
MDOT is urging drivers to avoid using the Chesapeake Bay Bridge as work on the deck rehabilitation project will continue over the Thanksgiving holiday.READ MORE: Baltimore Department Of Transportation Announces Weekend Parking Enforcement, Road Closures
If you have to travel on the Bay Bridge, MDOT suggests leaving at least 30 minutes earlier than you might have planned.
They also plan on implementing cashless tolling to help cut down on traffic.MORE NEWS: Royal Farms Arena Holding Job Fair For Security Guards On July 31
Nearly 465,000 vehicles are expected to go across the Bay Bridge this week.