Toyota's plant in Georgetown has announced that it will restart its halted assembly line Monday.
The plant, Toyota's largest in North America, had idled its assembly line that produced the Camry and Avalon, which were among the eight models for which Toyota halted sales and stopped production because of sticky gas pedals.
The company continued to run its second line, which produces the Camry, the Camry Hybrid and the crossover Venza, because it used gas pedals provided by a different supplier.
This week, the 2,500 or so affected employees were given the option of coming in for training exercises and discussing ways they can improve their processes or taking paid vacation days or unpaid time off.
Spokesman Rick Hesterberg said 70 percent of the affected workers were on site Monday for training. The company expected that number to rise Tuesday, as "Mondays and Fridays are typically days more of our team members use their vacation," he said. He also cited weather in some counties that might have caused workers to stay home.