RIDGEFIELD - Traffic is building up on the Turnpike as holiday travelers hit the road to reach their destinations. Drivers coming from every direction imaginable told News 12 New Jersey the roads were good earlier, but traffic was starting to build up around rush hour.

AAA says they expect a slight uptick in the number of drivers on the roads over last year. The increase will be despite the fact that gas prices are more than $3.00 a gallon in many parts of the country.