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4th of July traffic should be less of a problem in Virginia

Published On: Jun 24 2013 10:33:23 PM EDT   Updated On: Jun 25 2013 03:55:38 PM EDT

If you plan on driving through Virginia this holiday weekend, you should find traffic running smoothly.

The Virginia Department of Transportation will suspend road work to reduce congestion.

VDOT will lift lane closures on most interstates and highways from noon Wednesday, July 3rd, until noon Friday, July 5.

Here are some more tips to make sure you stay safe on the road; obey the speed limit, wear your seat belt, limit distractions and be courteous to other travelers.

And for real-time information on traffic accidents and congestion, call 511.