Are you ready for the long Memorial Day Weekend? Moreover are you ready for the annual influx of tourists into our great state? According to the Maine Turnpike Authority, over 992,000 vehicles are expected to travel the Turnpike this weekend! That's a 1.5% increase over last year.

If you are traveling out and about this weekend, a great way to keep track of traffic is with the Live Turnpike Cams. Check them out:



And to keep you safe this weekend on the roads, the MTA tells us:

The Maine Turnpike State Farm Safety Patrol will also be in operation over the four-day period. The Safety Patrol is a free service that provides assistance to stranded motorists on the Maine Turnpike. It also clears the Turnpike of debris and other hazards and provides temporary traffic control at minor accident scenes to help keep Maine Turnpike customers safe and traffic flowing smoothly. In addition to routine weekday patrol during peak AM and PM commute hours in the Portland area, there will also be patrol service from Kittery to Wells, Friday through Monday, from 11 AM to 7 PM.

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