LANSING, Mich. (Michigan News Source) – It will be cozy quarters on Michigan roads this Thanksgiving. AAA is projecting 1.7 million Michigan residents will travel 50 or more miles for Thanksgiving this year.

That number is up 2.6% from last year and is the third-highest number of people traveling on record for the holiday.

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The auto club says the worst time to be on the road will be Wednesday, November 22nd between 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. The best time to be on the roads will be the 22nd before 8am and after 8pm.