It’s a busy time of 12 months within the Pine Tree State.
The Maine Turnpike Authority says August weekends are busier than some vacation weekends.
Throughout Fourth of July weekend, the York Toll Plaza can see greater than one million transactions.
Nevertheless, this coming weekend could possibly be busier as much more individuals could hit the roads.
AAA says the typical worth for a gallon of normal gasoline in Maine is $3.75, which is up greater than 10 cents from a month in the past. Nationally, gasoline costs rose from $3.53 to $3.83 within the final month.
In keeping with AAA Northern New England, the provision isn’t assembly the demand for gasoline.
So, whether or not it’s individuals heading to Previous Orchard Seaside or going out to eat in downtown Portland or wherever throughout the state, issues might be busier and dearer.
“The roads are tremendous busy this time of 12 months. The climate is gorgeous so we’re seeing numerous individuals come to the state even with excessive gasoline costs,” stated Dan Goodman, who works in public affairs for AAA Northern New England.
Officers say the I-295 exit is the following busiest on the Maine Turnpike and the Franklin St. Exit 7 sees greater than 27,000 vehicles on common.
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