Thanksgiving Holiday Drivers Enjoyed Stress Free Travel Through Delaware's Toll Plaza's
Dover -- Thanksgiving Holiday travelers that passed through Delaware's three main toll plaza locations on State Route 1 or Interstate 95 were part of the millions of American's making trips for turkey dinner or shopping bargains. Motorists passing through the highway speed E-ZPass lanes and cash lanes at Delaware toll facilities experienced a trouble free and smooth trip during the traditional "most traveled" weekend of the year.
During the four-day period over 528,000 vehicle trips were counted at the I-95 Newark Plaza, while more than 428,000 vehicle trips were counted at the Dover and Biddle's Corner locations on Route 1. It is estimated that over $2.77 million in revenue was collected during the Holiday at Delaware toll plazas.
This year's vehicle count totals increased by 12,700 trips over last year's totals. Counts from 2011 were 944,181 and 2012 totals were 956,900 trips. Additionally, E-ZPass usage was over 60% across all plazas.