Major highways report traffic congestion ahead of Chuseok
Updated: 2021-09-20 12:15:57 KST
With many travelling across the country to visit their relatives for Chuseok, which falls on Tuesday,… major highways in South Korea are congested with heavy traffic.
According to the Korea Expressway Corporation, cars have been moving at a very slow pace, with one of the most congested routes being the Seoul-Busan highway.
As of 1 p.m., the drive from Seoul to the southeastern city of Busan was estimated to take nearly five hours,which was at least one hour longer than usual.
The KEC estimated more than 4 million vehicles will be on the roads today nationwide, and traffic will start to ease from 7 p.m. onward.