Traffic jams are expected on major highways – the townspeople go to celebrate Midsummer's Day at the dacha

<1> <2> <3> <4> <5> <6> City dwellers leave for the holidays in nature. According to forecasts, traffic towards summer cottages and other places of summer recreation will begin at 12 noon. <7> <8> Today is expected to be the busiest day on the roads, says the duty officer <9> Juho Anttonen <10> from the Fintraffic traffic center. <11> <12> Friday mornings can also be more congestion than usual. <13> <14> The main highways are forecast to be heavily congested, especially on the section between Helsinki and Jyväskylä on highway number four and on the Lahti to Mikkeli highway. <15> <16> According to the Traffic Center, the most congested area will be the road to Heinola. <17>