State offers travel tips going into Thanksgiving weekend –

Though Thanksgiving gatherings are prohibited in numerous Colorado counties this year, the Colorado Department of Transportation is still anticipating increased traffic over the holiday weekend.

CDOT emphasizes that nonessential travel is not recommended because of the COVID-19 pandemic and gatherings of any size with multiple households are prohibited in Red Level counties, including Denver.

In Colorado, 1 in 41 people are currently infected with COVID-19, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.