Heavy traffic expected for Pentecost weekend

Road directorate predicts queues and delays particularly on Friday and Monday afternoons as public head to and back from summer houses

If you were planning a jaunt away over the long Pentecost weekend, you might want to consider tweaking your travel plans to avoid the worst of the traffic.

According to the road directorate Vejdirektoratet, queues are expected to prolong travel times this weekend – particularly this afternoon as people leave for summerhouse stays. 

“We expect heavy traffic on Friday, which will be the big travel day as people get home from work and pack their cars,” said Helene Cecilie Kærsgaard, a Vejdirektoratet spokesperson.

“We therefore urge people to avoid the peak hours and keep an eye on trafikinfo.dk before setting off in cars and motorbikes.”

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Don’t forget Monday!
The traffic is predicted to be particularly fierce from 14:00-19:00 today, while queues could also form tomorrow from 11:00-14:00. 

Monday is a bank holiday in Denmark and, with good weather predicted, many will head to summerhouses across the nation. 

And as people return home from their long weekend stays, traffic could also be challenging on Monday from 12:00-16:00.

(photo: Vejdirektoratet)