1 million+ drivers went through Del. toll plazas for the 4th of July weekend

Over one-million drivers went through Delaware toll plazas for the Fourth of July weekend.

The Delaware toll plazas along I-95 in Newark, Route 1 at Biddles Corner, and Route 1 in Dover saw 1,009,081 drivers come through over the holiday weekend. Overall these plazas collected about $2.8 million from July 1 – July 4.

Over 60 percent of the trips counted used an E-ZPass, an electronic toll collection system. To see how this year compared to 2015’s Fourth of July weekend, take a look at the numbers below:

2016 Traffic Counts (Reflecting a 24-hour period)

  • I-95 Newark Toll Plaza
    • Friday: 121,482
    • Saturday: 122,203
    • Sunday: 96,069
    • Monday: 90,520
  • Biddles Corner Toll Plaza
    • Friday: 91,243
    • Saturday: 76,654
    • Sunday: 58,304
    • Monday: 57,560
  • Dover Toll Plaza
    • Friday: 94,313
    • Saturday: 80,293
    • Sunday: 61,530
    • Monday: 58,910

2015 Traffic Counts (Reflecting a 24-hour period)

  • I-95 Newark Toll Plaza
    • Friday: 113,582
    • Saturday: 69,729
    • Sunday: 122,063
  • Biddles Corner Toll Plaza
    • Friday: 65,763
    • Saturday: 47,264
    • Sunday: 60,064 
  • Dover Toll Plaza
    • Friday: 60,064
    • Saturday: 44,678
    • Sunday: 65,376

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