Stop! No lane closures for July 4th drivers

Updated: Jun. 29, 2018 at 11:01 AM CDT
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MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Move cones, get out the way. Beginning today, Friday at 12 noon until Thursday at 6 a.m., drivers across Tennessee will not have to worry about construction impacting their Independence Day travel plans.

"Over 831,000 motorists are expected to travel Tennessee's interstates and state routes this July 4th holiday," Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer said. "To help motorists reach their destinations safely and without unnecessary delays, we are suspending lane closures during this holiday travel time."

Tennessee drivers can dial 5-1-1 or follow TDOT on Twitter for updated travel information.

Arkansas drivers can click here for a complete list of what's happening on Arkansas Highways.

Mississippi drivers can click here for free resources to help you navigate through traffic.

A record-breaking 46.9 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more this Independence Day weekend, per AAA.

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