NEW YORK (FOX 5 NY) - Anyone who drives into, around and out of New York City during the holiday season knows what gridlock is and knows it's best to avoid it.
Knowing when and where to anticipate major traffic delays and tie-ups is a motorist's best weapon.
Here are the designated Gridlock Alert Days for 2016:
Use mass transit or walk when possible.
Some of the most crowded and congested streets and roads are popular tourist spots and shopping hubs.
For more information from the Department of Transportation, CLICK HERE.