Whether driving or flying, if you're traveling for the Memorial Day weekend, you'll want to get an early start.
Officials said the best way to avoid back-up on the roads was to avoid the typical peak travel time between 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Friday.
In the air, the waits were not too bad in Boston - passengers at Logan International Airport took about 20 minutes or less to get through TSA security, according to MassPort.
Cathy Farraher is headed to Beirut for a wedding, and after seeing the TSA meltdown at Chicago's O'Hare this week, she wasn't taking any chances.
"We're not leaving until 7:30 and were here three and a half hours early just in case," she said.
As always, Massport says to arrive to the airport two hours prior to your flight.
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The Massachusetts Department of Transportation says it will suspend all non-emergency road-work beginning at noon Friday and that will last through the entire weekend.
MassDOT Highway Administrator Thomas Tinlin said, "The one thing that we'd also like to point out is that, keep the phone in the trunk, someplace that you won't have ready access to it.
There's nothing that interferes with the flow of traffic more than distracted driving and obviously could have fatal consequences as well."
Friday is also the fourth busiest day of the year for air travel.
Last year, nearly three-million people flew on the Friday before Memorial Day and that number is expected to be much higher this year.
The TSA is advising people to arrive at the airport at least two hours before their flight.