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Hitting the road

Pilgrimages home likely to hit traffic

Change of timing can ease the pain

Lines are expected to be long at Albany International Airport on Wednesday as travelers head home for Thanksgiving.
Photographer: Gazette file photo
Lines are expected to be long at Albany International Airport on Wednesday as travelers head home for Thanksgiving.
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Consider Alex Walthers among the 16 percent. The 25-year-old Ballston Lake native takes the day before Thanksgiving off from work in Lowell, Mass., and begins the journey home on Tuesday, rather than brave the inevitable traffic snarls that form the following day. Having lived in the Bay State for two years, Walthers quickly learned that holiday travel congestion can easily tack an hour or two onto a 195-mile drive that already takes three and a ...

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