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Fatal wrecks pile up over holiday weekend

Fatal wrecks pile up over holiday weekend

ATLANTA -- The Georgia State Patrol says 19 people were killed on the state's highways during the July 4 holiday period.

GSP says there were 17 deadly accidents from 6 p.m. Friday and midnight Monday.

The patrol says 11 people were killed in highway accidents during the July 4 holiday period a year ago.

June 30 marks start of year's busiest travel time

June 30 marks start of year's busiest travel time

ATLANTA -- The Fourth of July peak travel period begins today, and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is well-prepared to welcome more than 2 million passengers during this busy holiday period.

Airport officials expect passenger numbers to be almost two percent higher than this period last year, according to media relations manager Katena Carvajales.

This is consistent with the airport's year-to-date passenger increase.

"We are happy to serve more than 2 million passengers during this busy holiday period," said Lous Miller, aviation general manager.

Detour: Escape routes for weekend roadwork

Detour: Escape routes for weekend roadwork

ATLANTA -- Whether your weekend travels take you on the Perimeter, Interstate 75, Interstate 85 or Interstate 20, odds are good you'll run into road construction and traffic. Here's how to avoid getting caught in the mess.

Clayton

I-75 SB from Old Dixie Hwy. (Exit 235) to Mt. Zion Blvd. (Exit 231)
9 p.m. Friday - 5 a.m. Saturday
2 right lanes

Alternate: Exit onto Forest Pkwy (Exit 237) and follow Westbound to Old Dixie Hwy. and turn right. Follow Old Dixie Hwy. across I-75 where it becomes Tara Blvd. Follow Tara Blvd. to Mt Zion Road and turn left. Follow Mt Zion Road to Mt. Zion Blvd. Turn left on Mt. Zion Blvd and follow back to I-75 Southbound.

DeKalb

Weekend Traffic outlook w/ Nina Brown 6/24 - 6/26

Atlanta --  Nina Brown in the Traffic Jam Center, gives us the weekend rundown and what to expect on the major highways this weekend.

Pink Stiletto Valet Launches in Atlanta Spicing up the Valet Industry with Superstar Appeal

Pink Stiletto Valet Launches in Atlanta Spicing up the Valet Industry with Superstar Appeal

Beyonce' says it best, "Girls! We run this!" and Cordie MooreCEO of Pink Stiletto Valet, echoes the International Pop Star's sentiments proudly, "Move over boys, there's a new valet in town and she wears a pink heel!" Pink Stiletto Valet, an all female valet service and events company officially launches in Atlanta on June 16th with a private party that will be held in Buckhead with plenty of camaraderie to share with special invited guests.

Thursday morning Traffic Jam update with Nina Brown

Atlanta --  Nina Brown from the Traffic Jam Center says to watch out for the commute on 20 to the downtown connector and an accident on Bouldercrest.

Good thing is that there is no rain in the forecast for the evening commute.

Follow Nina for up to the minute traffic conditions on Twitter @11AliveTraffic .

Nina in the Traffic Jam says Tuesday's 6/14 Morning Commute looks pretty normal

Atlanta --  Tuesday 6/14 morning commute looks pretty good. No major delays. Look out for the Braves game this early evening. 1st pitch is at 7:30

Make sure to follow Nina Brown and the Traffic Jam @11AliveTraffic for all the latest updates!