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Old 03-20-2020, 08:53 AM
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Very little traffic on 75 to michigan. Gas prices low 1.59 per gallon. No issues at all
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Old 03-20-2020, 09:02 AM
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Seen nothing but semi’s and road construction on I-75 in Michigan.
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Old 03-20-2020, 09:02 AM
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we just drove back to central Illinois on Wednesday and had no problem with rest stops or gas stations being fully functioning....
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Old 03-20-2020, 09:59 AM
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We’re actually coming south from NY. Hotels have rooms. Fast food readily available but no seating area. All rest areas open and clean BATHROOMs. Plenty toilet paper. Gas stations open great ride not much traffic. Moved through
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Old 03-20-2020, 10:46 AM
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Traveled from TV KY. Traffic light. All rest areas were open, clean, and fully supplied. Travelers were generally happy and lots saying Thanks to staff who were keeping things in good shape. Do take wipes as doors and stalls are all points of contact. Safe travels!
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Old 03-20-2020, 01:52 PM
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I-75 is bumper to bumper northbound. Good Luck
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Old 03-20-2020, 02:00 PM
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Great time to travel north... Roads are 75% less congested.
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Old 03-20-2020, 03:03 PM
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Has anyone heard about car travel north? Facilities, etc.
We came home Wednesday and traffic was great. Flew through Atlanta faster than a plane. 861 miles in 12 hours 15 minutes and gas was cheap. We didn’t stop to eat, just gas and restrooms and they weren’t crowded either.
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Old 03-20-2020, 03:21 PM
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WOW, I drove from TV North all the way up to Northern Ontario, Canada, left Wednesday Morning at 6:20AM and arrived to our destination at 10:00 PM Thursday evening - it’s about a 29 hour drive. Slept in Lexington, KY one night, that’s it. It was very smooth sailing on I-75 for us, never crossed Atlanta so quickly before in my life time. Also, fastest border crossing for us as well in Sarnia, (though the Detroit border crossing would be slower). Took less than 5 minutes, drove right up to the STOP gate, one car in front of us. Motels are open still but guest reception where we slept in Lexington indicated that corporate might be shutting some Motels down. Most eat-in restaurant areas are close but can order take-out at several of them, fast food chain, drive-through or take-out window only. Rest Areas were all opened when we travelled as well as all GAS stations. LOVE gas station are always very clean and often have food available for a quick snack. Safe travels.... be safe.
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Read on another social media site to check ahead. Rest rooms (probably in some) rest stops aren't open and many restaurants only adhere to carry out. Haven't heard this from anyone I know however. Also heard that the Interstate was pretty packed.

I heard I 95 was like a parking lot by friend heading to Canada.
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Old 03-20-2020, 04:48 PM
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Friends returned north today and they said they sailed trough atlanta and chattanooga. They stopped at Loves for gas and said it was clean but of course they had clorax wipes. Also stopped at a rest stop and it was clean and not lots of people.
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Old 03-21-2020, 03:28 PM
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I'm guessing the snow birds of NY/NY are not in any rush to get back to the city.
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Old 03-22-2020, 07:27 AM
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I'm guessing the snow birds of NY/NY are not in any rush to get back to the city.
I wouldn't be heading to any city unless I was kidnaped.
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Old 03-22-2020, 07:53 AM
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Am wondering where you found a place to stop and rest/sleep from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. Was it difficult to find a place----rest stops?
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