Plan to sit in traffic, metro Atlanta.
By 2 p.m. Friday, bottlenecks were already reported on the Downtown Connector and other metro interstates.
According to an alert on the Georgia Department of Transportation's website , "motorists should expect heavier than normal congestion on interstates throughout" the state because of the Memorial Day weekend.
GDOT identified the Downtown Connector, both directions of I-75 through Clayton and Henry counties, northbound lanes of I-75 in Cobb County and northbound lanes of I-85 in Gwinnett County as "areas that will be especially congested.
"Motorists should use alternate routes or allow for extra travel time to get to their destinations."