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It's also important that you know what to do in case of an emergency. To report an emergency along the Thruway, call 911 or 1-800-847-8929. For up-to-date information, go to www.thruway.ny.gov or www.511ny.org. TRANSalerts are free notices sent via e-mail or text messaging to inform motorists of incidents that may affect their travel on the Thruway. Register at http://www.thruway.ny.gov/tas/index.html. NY Alert-free notices sent via e-mail or text messaging regarding a variety of emergency notices such as weather alert. To learn more visit www.nyalert.gov .
Of course, the Thruway isn't the only place that will be packed this week. We'll have some tips on how to avoid the "Black Friday" shopping crowds later in the week!