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TDOT To Halt Lane Closures During Holiday

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Department of Transportation is halting all lane closures during the Thanksgiving holiday.

Officials said all construction-related lane closures will be stopped beginning at noon on Wednesday until 6 a.m. on Monday.

They said there will also be increased law enforcement on the roads.

TDOT Commissioner John Schroer said about a million Tennessee travelers are expected to drive to their destinations over the holiday.

According to AAA, about 44 million motorists nationwide will travel 50 miles or more during the Thanksgiving holiday.

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