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What to expect on the road and on the rails for Memorial Day

With many federal and municipal workers sleeping in on Memorial Day, traffic delays will be shorter than those observed during a typical Monday rush hour. Still, rain showers and puddles could cause slowdowns on the roads while track work will delay many rail riders.

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