Millions expected to hit the road for Fourth of July

Amid COVID-19, millions are predicted to hit the road for July 4th and traffic has already dramatically increased to pre-pandemic levels in many states, according to cell phone data.
1:05 | 07/02/20

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Now a look at what to expect if you're traveling for the holiday. Despite the pandemic, millions are likely to hit the road. We're already seeing traffic increase dramatically in some places. The number of people flying is also picking up once again. Gio Benitez is at New York's Laguardia airport with more on gio, good morning. Reporter: Hey, whit, good morning to you. Yeah, without a doubt travel is down and it is down dramatically but by all accounts this is going to be the summer of the great American road trip and already we are seeing incredible numbers on the road right now. Take a look at this because cell phone data actually shows that more than half of the stays in this country are seeing more traffic than they did before the pandemic. Montana, Wyoming, Idaho and Alaska seeing the busiest roads right now. Hawaii, New Jersey and California seeing the least traffic but traffic is getting worse just about everywhere. The skies are also projected to get busier for the holiday. TSA expecting to screen even more travelers today and tomorrow. American and united saying they'll add flights to mountain destinations. A lot of outdoor trips. Gio Benitez, our thanks to you.

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