Drivers face heavy Thanksgiving traffic in NJ

Although the number of people hitting the road was expected to drop this year because of the economy, many holiday travelers got stuck in bottlenecks throughout New Jersey.

Mike Robertson, who was on his way from Pennsylvania to Manahawkin Thursday, says the traffic was a nightmare.

However, other motorists, coming from as far as Delaware and Florida, didn?t let delays get them down. Many were thankful that they can fill up their cars by spending under $2 a gallon these days.

?I?m glad I?m not going to have to spend so much money as we did [a] few months ago,? says driver Naomi Natanel, who was heading to Long Branch.

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