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More Travelers Hit DE Roadways Over Holiday Weekend

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DELAWARE - Over the Fourth of July weekend, 882,655 motorists reportedly passed through Delaware's three toll plaza locations.

According to DelDOT, this includes I-95 in Newark, Route 1 at Biddle's Corner, and Route 1 in Dover.  Last year, 860,505 motorists reportedly traveled through the State's toll plazas from Thursday, July 4 to Sunday, July 7.

DelDOT officials estimate that $2.4 million was collected in tolls during the four-day period at Delaware's toll plazas.

According to DelDOT, the 2014 Independence Day Traffic Counts (Reflecting a 24-hour period count) are as follows:

I-95 Newark Plaza

Thursday, July 3:  102,131

Friday, July 4:  84,963

Saturday, July 5:  88,010

Sunday, July 6:  122,725

 

Biddle's Corner

Thursday, July 3:  78,378

Friday, July 4:  45,974

Saturday, July 5:  62,706

Sunday, July 6:  71,036

 

Dover Toll Plaza

Thursday, July 3:  65,118

Friday, July 4:  37,630

Saturday, July 5:  56,910

Sunday, July 6:  67,074

 

According to DelDOT, the 2013 Independence Day Traffic Counts (Reflecting a 24-hour period count) are as follows:

 

I-95 Newark Plaza

Thursday, July 4:  73,390

Friday, July 5:  88,055

Saturday, July 6:  100,497

Sunday, July 7:  121,152

 

Biddle's Corner

Thursday, July 4:  45,506

Friday, July 5:  63,863

Saturday, July 6:  70,442

Sunday, July 7:  68,830

 

Dover Toll Plaza

Thursday, July 4:  39,670

Friday, July 5:  56,280

Saturday, July 6:  66,297

Sunday, July 7:  66,523

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