Travel Volume Increase Expected This Holiday Season

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With the Christmas and New Year’s upon us, more and more people are deciding to travel. Jana Tidwell–Manager of Public and Government Affairs at AAA Mid-Atlantic tells the Talk of Delmarva’s Jake Smith what travel will be like this holiday season for Delawareans…. Overall, the highest air travel volume on record is expected, and airports…

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Major Winter Storm to Cause Rapid Freeze on Roadways

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Winter has officially arrived, and a storm is sweeping across the country. AAA Mid-Atlantic is urging travelers to monitor the situation and be prepared to make changes in your plans. The storm will begin as rain locally on Thursday, but a 40-plus degree temperature drop in a matter of hours on Friday will turn rain…

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AAA: Del. Average Gas Prices Reach Record High

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Delaware’s average gas price has reached an all-time high, according to Triple-A Mid-Atlantic.Motorists are paying an average of $4.28 to fuel up in The First State. Maryland’s average price of gas is also $4.28.Average gas prices in Delaware have risen three cents overnight, six cents in the past week and 22 cents in the past…

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Need A Passport? Seaford District Library Can Help

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If you have international travel plans and are in need of a passport or a renewal, you may want to travel to the Seaford District Library. The library has been accredited by the U.S. Department of State to accommodate passport applicants. Personnel recently went through a certification process. “Our post office closes their offices early…

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Del., Md. Boost Patrols To Make Roads Safe This Holiday Season

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Enforcement and education are being stressed in Delaware and Maryland as motorists take to the roads for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. Through the holiday season, the Delaware Office of Highway Safety plans to partner with law enforcement agencies to increase patrols searching for signs of impaired driving. While the number of DUI-related accidents in Delaware…

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Firefly Festival Returns, And So Does The Traffic

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The Firefly Music Festival returns to The Woodlands of Dover International Speedway Thursday. Thousands of guests camp out for the four-day event, which was canceled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to DelDOT, motorists should anticipate delays on Route 13 and Delaware Route 1 at various times through the weekend. The Transportation Management…

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Md. State Police Enhance Patrols For Holiday Weekend

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Maryland State Police troopers will be on extra alert for speeders and impaired, distracted or aggressive drivers over the Labor Day weekend. Troopers are using a variety of initiatives starting today (Thursday) to keep traffic moving, respond quickly to any incidents and to take appropriate enforcement action when violations are observed. Additional troopers will support…

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UPDATED: Snow Emergency Plan in Effect in Wicomico County – Lifted in Worcester

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WICOMICO COUNTY – The Maryland State Police Salisbury Barrack in Wicomico County in conjunction with local agencies and the State Highway Administration have implemented the Snow Emergency Plan. This plan is to assist the State Highway Administration in snow clearing operations throughout the county. Effective 1230 Hrs. today’s date, all vehicles on the roadway must…

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Travel discouraged, but if you go here’s what to know

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Marylanders have been urged to stay home for the holidays in an attempt to curtail the spread of COVID-19, but for people who are traveling, the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration joins Governor Larry Hogan in urging that trips be kept to essential purposes only, and that you should bring along face coverings…

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Nearly 149,000 Delawareans to travel for Thanksgiving, highest since 2005

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AAA Mid-Atlantic estimates nearly 149,000 Delawareans will travel 50 miles or more away from home for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, a three-percent increase over 2018 and the highest Thanksgiving travel volume since 2005. The Thanksgiving holiday travel period is defined as Wednesday, November 27 to Sunday, December 1. “Americans carving time out to visit family…

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Most Road Work to be Suspended in DE over Holiday Weekend

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Beginning Thursday, DelDOT will suspend planned construction-related lane closures through the Memorial Day weekend – ending at 12:01 Tuesday morning.  Drivers may still find on-going sustained lane shifts or lane closures may still be in effect in certain areas – and should exercise caution as heavy holiday travel traffic is anticipated.  You can also keep…

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