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Maine Turnpike saw record number of travelers over Memorial Day weekend

Posted on AllSides May 29th, 2024
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A record number of travelers drove on the Maine Turnpike over Memorial Day weekend, which kicks off the unofficial start of the state’s tourism season. Through the traditional travel period of Friday through Monday, the Turnpike saw 1,073,248 travelers, which was close to the projected excess of just over 1 million vehicles, according to Maine Turnpike spokesperson Erin Courtney. However, adding in data from last Thursday and Tuesday, at least 1,685,598 vehicles had traveled the Maine Turnpike for the holiday weekend, bumping total Memorial Day traffic estimates significantly higher. Typically,...

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https://bangordailynews.com/2024/05/29/york/maine-turnpike-memorial-day-weekend-data

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