We know the pain of traveling during a holiday, so we want to help make going to + from Nashville a breeze this Memorial Day Weekend. If you’re one of the estimated 37 million people traveling this weekend, here’s what you should know.
🚗 If you’re driving
Plan for heavier traffic + adjust travel times accordingly.
The good news: the Tennessee Department of Transportation will put a temporary pause on statewide construction-related interstate lane closures over the weekend to help with traffic flow.
And, as always, be sure to wear your seatbelt. A statewide “Click it or Ticket” campaign will be running through the weekend to ensure the safety of travelers.
✈️ If you’re flying
🚤 If you’re boating
While this mode of travel is typically a chosen leisure activity, there are still rules of the road, er, water. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is reminding boaters to adhere to boating laws — including not driving under the influence — during Memorial Day Weekend.
Additionally, officials are urging those planning to use kayaks, paddleboards + other watercrafts to monitor river conditions + not go out when water levels are high.
TWA will have teams monitoring local waterways over the weekend to ensure safety.