July 4th traffic: What are the best and worst times to travel?

Buckle up for traffic over the July 4 weekend, when millions of Americans are expected to hit the road.

An estimated 44.2 million people will travel at least 50 miles from home during this break, according to AAA. Most of those people — 37.5 million — will do so by car, a 2.9 percent increase from last year.

The auto club defined the July 4th travel period this year as Friday through the Tuesday holiday, compared to the Thursday-through-Monday stretch in 2016.

With July 4 falling on a Tuesday, some workers may be able to take a four-day weekend, making a quick road trip even more inviting. But when are the best and worst times to travel?

Traffic analytics firm Inrix used historical data to make predictions for the best and worst times to drive. Here's what you should know.

Overall takeaways

If possible, leave Thursday or Saturday, Inrix advised. The company also said to expect heavy local traffic around popular fireworks viewing spots within cities.

Also be cautious when driving — an average of 118.4 people die in July 4 car crashes annually, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), which studied data from 2010 to 2014. The institute said alcohol use and unhelmeted motorcyclists contribute significantly to the number of fatalities.

AUTO CLUB PREDICTS RECORD TRAVEL OVER JULY 4TH WEEKEND

New York City

A woman exits a taxi on Third Avenue in heavy traffic caused by road closures due to high security and official motorcades during the United Nations General Assembly, in New York, September 24, 2013. REUTERS/Zoran Milich (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS) - RTX13XSU

A woman exits a taxi on Third Avenue in heavy traffic caused by road closures due to high security and official motorcades during the United Nations General Assembly, in New York, September 24, 2013. REUTERS/Zoran Milich (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS) - RTX13XSU (REUTERS)

If you're heading out of the Big Apple and going south toward Atlantic City, N.J., "expect travel times to be an hour higher on Friday versus the weekend," Mark Burfeind, director of public relations for Inrix, said in an email to Fox News.

Going to New England? Burfeind said Friday travel times may double for travelers going toward Stamford, Conn., on I-95. The Wednesday return trip may also involve a 25 percent increase in travel times, he warned.

Outbound routes are expected to have particularly bad traffic windows on Friday afternoon and early Friday evening.

NYC GSP to Atlantic City (Outbound) Fri Sat Sun Mon Tues Weds
Worst time 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Best time 8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
             
NYC GSP to Atlantic City North (Inbound) Fri Sat Sun Mon Tues Weds
Worst time 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Best time 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m., 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
             
NYC I-87 North (Outbound) Fri Sat Sun Mon Tues Weds
Worst time 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 1:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 1:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 3:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Best time 8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m., 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 4:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., 4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
             
NYC I-87 South (Inbound)
Fri Sat Sun Mon Tues Weds
Worst time 10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m.  - 7:45 p.m. 7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Best time 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., 6:45 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 10:30 a.m.  - 11:00 a.m., 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
             
NYC I-495 East (Outbound) Fri Sat Sun Mon Tues Weds
Worst time 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., 5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. 1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. 2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Best time 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 7:15 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
             
NYC I-495 West (Inbound) Fri Sat Sun Mon Tues Weds
Worst time 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 12:30 p.m.  - 2:00 p.m. 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 12:30 pm.  - 1:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Best time 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. 6:00 pm. - 8:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
             
NYC to Stamford 278 to I-95 East/North (Outbound)
Fri Sat Sun Mon Tues Weds
Worst time 1:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m.  - 4:00 p.m. 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. 3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Best time 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.. 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
             
NYC to Stamford I-95 to 278 South/West (Inbound) Fri Sat Sun Mon Tues Weds
Worst time 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 4:00 pm. - 6:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 9:30 a.m.  - 10:00 a.m. 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Best time 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.  8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 pm. 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Los Angeles 

A highway carpool lane sits empty as traffic makes its way into Los Angeles, California, U.S., March 29, 2017.  REUTERS/Mike Blake - RTX339JV

A highway carpool lane sits empty as traffic makes its way into Los Angeles, California, U.S., March 29, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake - RTX339JV (REUTERS)

Many of the best traffic windows for drivers traveling along outbound routes are expected to be during the morning from Friday through Wednesday.

Inrix also suggests traveling toward Ontario, Canada, on Saturday, not Friday. The company said that one day's difference could save drivers 40 minutes in travel time.

Drivers going toward Santa Monica on I-10 should "expect higher travel times on Saturday and Sunday versus Friday," according to Burfeind. If you're driving to Los Angeles from Santa Monica, he suggests leaving before 2 p.m. local time — because traffic times could double between 3:30 p.m. and 5 p.m.

Los Angeles I-110 South (Outbound) Fri Sat Sun Mon Tues Weds
Worst time 5:45 p.m.  - 6:15 p.m. 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Best time 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 8 :00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
             
Los Angeles I-110 North (Inbound)
Fri Sat Sun Mon Tues Weds
Worst time 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. 4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Best time 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m., 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
             
Los Angeles I-5 South (Outbound) Fri Sat Sun Mon Tues Weds
Worst time 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. 4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 
Best time 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. 8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
             
Los Angeles I-5 North (Inbound) Fri Sat Sun Mon Tues Weds
Worst time 1:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. 12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. 4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Best time 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. 3:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
             
Los Angeles I-10 East (Outbound) Fri Sat Sun Mon Tues Weds
Worst time 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Best time 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
             
Los Angeles I-10 West (Inbound) Fri Sat Sun Mon Tues Weds
Worst time 3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., 5:15 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Best time 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
             
Los Angeles to Santa Monica West (Outbound) Fri Sat Sun Mon Tues Weds
Worst time 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Best time 4:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m., 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. 7:00 pm. - 8:00 p.m. 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. , 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
             
Los Angeles to Santa Monica East (Inbound) Fri Sat Sun Mon Tues Weds
Worst time 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Best time 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., 7:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Chicago

An aerial view shows the skyline and lakefront of Chicago, Illinois, August 14, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young (UNITED STATES - Tags: CITYSCAPE SOCIETY) - RTR42H5O

An aerial view shows the skyline and lakefront of Chicago, Illinois, August 14, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young (UNITED STATES - Tags: CITYSCAPE SOCIETY) - RTR42H5O (REUTERS)

"Extremely long delays" are predicted Friday for those taking Chicago I-90 to I-94 to get out of the Windy City, Burfeind said. He said the worst times will likely happen during the afternoon commute.

FOURTH OF JULY FIREWORKS DISCOURAGED FOR BALD EAGLES

However, a Wednesday return trip along the same route should probably be "largely congestion-free," Burfeind said.

Chicago I-90-94 East (Outbound)  Fri Sat Sun Mon Tues Weds
Worst time 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Best time 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
             
Chicago I-90-94 West (Inbound) Fri Sat Sun Mon Tues Weds
Worst time 3:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Best time 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m., 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
             
Chicago I-290 West (Outbound) Fri Sat Sun Mon Tues Weds
Worst time 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., 7:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Best time 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
             
Chicago I-290 East (Inbound) Fri Sat Sun Mon Tues Weds
Worst time 2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Best time 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
             
Chicago I-55 South (Outbound) Fri Sat Sun Mon Tues Weds
Worst time 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Best time 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
             
Chicago I-55 North (Inbound) Fri Sat Sun Mon Tues Weds
Worst time 2:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Best time 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 11:30 am. - 1:30 p.m. 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
             

Houston 

Thousands of cars try to evacuate to Dallas in advance of Hurricane Rita in north Houston September 22, 2005. Hurricane Rita weakened to a still dangerous Category 4 storm with maximum sustained winds of 150 miles per hour, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said in an advisory on Thursday. REUTERS/Carlos Barria - RTRP3OS

Thousands of cars try to evacuate to Dallas in advance of Hurricane Rita in north Houston September 22, 2005. Hurricane Rita weakened to a still dangerous Category 4 storm with maximum sustained winds of 150 miles per hour, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said in an advisory on Thursday. REUTERS/Carlos Barria - RTRP3OS (REUTERS)

Headed back to Houston on the Katy Freeway on Wednesday? Travel times may double from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. local time, Burfeind says.

If you're taking inbound routes, some good travel times for drivers are predicted for late Saturday afternoon and early Saturday evening.

Houston I-45 South (Outbound)  Fri Sat Sun Mon Tues Weds
Worst time 2:30 pm. - 3:30 p.m. 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Best time 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
             
Houston I-45 North (Inbound) Fri Sat Sun Mon Tues Weds
Worst time 12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Best time 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
             
Houston I-69 North (Outbound) Fri Sat Sun Mon Tues Weds
Worst time 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 3:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. 3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Best time 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. 5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
             
Houston I-69 South (Inbound) Fri Sat Sun Mon Tues Weds
Worst time 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. 5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Best time 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 
             
Houston Katy Freeway West (Outbound) Fri Sat Sun Mon Tues Weds
Worst time 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. 3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.  4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Best time 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.  8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m., 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 11:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
             
Houston Katy Freeway East (Inbound) Fri Sat Sun Mon Tues Weds
Worst time 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Best time 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Philadelphia 

A view of the downtown skyline in Philadelphia, February 12, 2015. The U.S. Democratic Party has chosen Philadelphia as the site of its 2016 national convention to nominate a presidential candidate, the Democratic National Committee said on Thursday. The Democratic convention will be held the week of July 25, 2016. The Republican gathering is scheduled to be held in Cleveland the week before Democrats meet.  
REUTERS/Charles Mostoller  (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS CITYSCAPE) - RTR4PDYP

A view of the downtown skyline in Philadelphia, February 12, 2015. The U.S. Democratic Party has chosen Philadelphia as the site of its 2016 national convention to nominate a presidential candidate, the Democratic National Committee said on Thursday. The Democratic convention will be held the week of July 25, 2016. The Republican gathering is scheduled to be held in Cleveland the week before Democrats meet. REUTERS/Charles Mostoller (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS CITYSCAPE) - RTR4PDYP (REUTERS)

Drivers heading both into and out of the City of Brotherly Love may expect bad travel periods on Friday afternoon, according to Inrix.

Some of the best times for outbound routes are expected for late afternoon and early evening times on Sunday and Monday.

Philadelphia I-76 North (Outbound) Fri Sat Sun Mon Tues Weds
Worst time 1:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. 2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Best time 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
             
Philadelphia I-76 South (Inbound) Fri Sat Sun Mon Tues Weds
Worst time 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.  12:30 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 2:30 pm. - 3:30 p.m. 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Best time 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. 
             
Philadelphia I-95 South to Chester (Outbound) Fri Sat Sun Mon Tues Weds
Worst time 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. 5:30 pm. - 6:00 pm. 5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.  4:30 pm. - 5:30 p.m. 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Best time 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. 2:15 pm. - 8:00 p.m. 6:15 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 6:15 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
             
Philadelphia I-95 North (Inbound) Fri Sat Sun Mon Tues Weds
Worst time 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 3:30 pm. - 4:30 p.m. 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Best time 8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.  6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.