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ODOT urges caution for travelers over Thanksgiving weekend

The junction of Highways 6 and 8 in Gales Creek on February 24, 2021. Photo: Chas Hundley

Thanksgiving weekend is upon the United States, and the Oregon Department of Transportation is urging travelers to use caution during what is traditionally among the busiest travel weekends of the year. 

AAA Oregon/Idaho forecasts that about 652,000 Oregonians will travel during the Thanksgiving holiday, Wednesday through Sunday, a number approaching 2019’s pre-pandemic levels and exceeding 2020’s muted Thanksgiving weekend travel numbers. 

Add to that weather concerns in . . .

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