Connecticut highways, airports busy over Labor Day weekend

Travelers say the roads and airports were busy but not like they were before the pandemic.

News 12 Staff

Sep 6, 2021, 5:40 PM

Updated 1,045 days ago


Travelers say the Labor Day weekend hasn't quite gotten back to pre-pandemic levels but that there were still plenty of cars on the roadways in Connecticut.
News 12 spoke with drivers at the I-95 southbound rest stop in Fairfield who are fully vaccinated, feeling safe and making their way back home from weekend travel to visit family and friends. They say the busy travel was a reminder that we're a little closer to normal.
One traveler says he flew up from Maryland to get his car that was left behind from the hurricane a few weeks ago. He says the airports were packed and the traffic on the roads seemed to be busy but moving.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended last week that unvaccinated people stay home for the holiday weekend.

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