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last day of the Chuseok holiday, the number of congested sections is increasing as vehicles on their way home from their last trip to the highway are congested. We will connect with reporters at the Anseong Service Area in Gyeonggi to check the traffic situation.
Reporter Sangmin Kim, how is the highway now?
Yes, we reported the traffic situation here at the Anseong rest area in the direction of Seoul around 7 am, but not as much as yesterday (the 21st), but still, the number of people using the rest area increased considerably compared to the morning.
I see a lot of people packing food to solve their lunch.
The Korea Expressway Corporation expects 4.7 million vehicles a day to use the national highway today.
It was predicted that 490,000 units would move from the provinces to the metropolitan area and 340,000 units from the metropolitan area to the provinces.
If you look at the CCTV screen of the road, there is currently congestion in the vicinity of Cheongju in the direction of Seoul on the Gyeongbu Line and in the vicinity of Dangjin on the West Coast Line.
The congestion on the return road reaches its peak between 4 and 5 pm, and it seems to be resolved only after 10 pm.
If you leave Busan now, it takes 6 hours to get to the Seoul tollgate.
The road construction project predicted that it would take about 5 hours and 40 minutes from Ulsan, 5 hours from Daegu, and 4 hours and 20 minutes from Gwangju.
Even today, it is forbidden to eat inside the store at highway rest areas.
In addition, you can receive corona diagnostic tests at temporary screening stations installed at 17 major transportation hubs such as highway rest stops and terminals, including the Anseong Service Area.Keywords: