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Memorial Day Weekend Traffic Hits I-35

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(KCEN)—The good news, the official start of summer is here. The bad news, AAA is predicting this could be the busiest Memorial Day Weekend since 2005.

Interstate 35 is crowded enough on a normal weekend. But given all the extra drivers from Dallas, Austin and San Antonio, the road could see over twice as many cars on a usual weekend.

TXDOT are doing their part to prevent congestion, by not having any lane closures until midnight Monday.

Along with more commuters, DPS will be increasing their patrols for the holiday weekend. Troopers will be looking for drunk drivers, and are also participating in the “Click It or Ticket” campaign.

Waco P.D. will also be out conducting a “No Refusal Weekend” and looking for impaired drivers. If drives pulled over on the suspicion of DWI refuse a breathalyzer test, officer will obtain a search warrant for a blood test.
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