Cuomo orders suspension of highway roadwork for Independence Day weekend

State construction workers will stop roadwork Friday to help ease traffic for anyone traveling during the holiday weekend.

Gov. Cuomo has ordered projects on state highways to be suspended from 6 a.m. Friday to 6 a.m. on Tuesday.

AAA predicts travel over the holiday weekend to nearly fully recover to pre-pandemic levels, making it the second-highest Independence Day travel on record.