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More Cars Expected on Maine Turnpike Over Holiday Weekend 

Holiday traffic is expected to be heavier than usual this weekend…at least on the Maine Turnpike.Turnpike Authority officials say incoming traffic at the York toll plaza over the four-day weekend should be up about twelve percent over last year.They say more folks are travelling since gas prices are lower than last year, and there’s been a slight improvement in the economy.More than six hundred ninety-five thousand vehicles are expected to enter the Turnpike from York to Augusta over the four-day weekend.Overall, turnpike volume in June was down about three percent from last year.