Today (20th), the third day of the holiday and the eve of Chuseok, the final road to homecoming is expected to be congested. The congestion reaches its peak around noon and is expected to dissipate in the evening.

Reporter Jung Jun-ho.

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number of major expressways across the country has gradually increased since dawn, the number of places that run slowly, mainly on sections exiting the metropolitan area, is increasing.

At the Hannam Interchange on the Gyeongbu Expressway towards Busan, vehicles are moving slowly, and the Dongtan Junction is also slow.

According to the Korea Expressway Corporation, if the departure time is 7 am, the current time, it will take 5 hours 10 minutes from Seoul to Busan, 3 hours 40 minutes to Gwangju, and 2 hours 40 minutes to Gangneung based on the toll booth.

The Korea Highway Corporation forecasted the national traffic volume to 4.05 million today.

The congestion on the way home, which started between 6 am and 7 am, will reach its peak between 11 am and 12 pm and is expected to be resolved between 7 and 8 pm.

The Road Corporation predicted that today's return will be relatively smooth.

During the Chuseok holiday, the number of gatherings is slightly relaxed and the traffic volume is expected to increase compared to last year. plan to do it.