Port Authority warns holiday travelers of wait times

Large crowds have begun to gather at Newark Liberty Airport as area residents begin to travel for the holidays.

Large crowds have begun to gather at Newark Liberty Airport as area residents begin to travel for the holidays. (12/21/15)

NEWARK - The Port Authority is warning anyone traveling from their airports, bridges, tunnels and trains to be prepared to wait this holiday season.

They have added customer service representatives to their facilities like Newark Liberty International Airport to help make travel less stressful.

The Port Authority anticipates around 1.7 million travelers will come through Newark alone this holiday season, which they define as Dec. 17 through New Year's Day.

It is advised for all holiday travelers to arrive early.

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