Travel Set to Increase with Fourth of July Weekend

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Drive safe this holiday weekend!

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Mid-Summer holiday break is finally upon us, and millions of Michiganders will be setting out on the road this holiday weekend.  Nearly 1.35 million Michigan residents are expected to travel during the Fourth of July holiday, a 2.5% increase from last year.

According to AAA, of the 1.35 million people, 1.2 million of them plan to travel by auto, while more than 61,000 will travel by air.  The remaining 103,000 travelers will go by train, bus, or ship.

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