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Over 800,000 Motorists Traveled Through Delaware for Labor Day

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DOVER, Del.– More than 800,000 drivers traveled through Delaware's toll plazas over the Labor Day weekend, which is an increase over last year.

With those motorists came over $2.3 million in tolls.

Delaware's three toll plaza locations; I-95 in Newark, Route 1 at Biddle's Corner, and Route 1 in Dover were tracked from Friday, Aug. 30 through Monday, Sept. 2.

The I-95 Newark Plaza saw 394,918 vehicles, Route 1 Biddle's Corner served 246,732 vehicles, and 216,177 drivers passed through Dover's Route 1 Plaza.

Here is a breakdown by toll locations and days: 

2012 and 2013 Labor Day Traffic Counts 

(reflecting a 24-hour period count)

I-95 Newark Toll Plaza (2012)          (2013)

Friday:                   97,504                  102,913

Saturday:               99,036                  103,085

Sunday:                 87,151                   92,881

Monday:                94,561                   96,039

 

Biddle's Toll Plaza (2012)        (2013)

Friday:                   74,108         76,568

Saturday:               60,749         63,649

Sunday:                 46,007         49,792

Monday:                52,082         56,723

 

Dover Toll Plaza (2012)           (2013)

Friday:                   56,291         64,438

Saturday:               51,886         55,851

Sunday:                 38,742         43,693

Monday:                47,645         52,195

Sixty-one percent of the 800,000 motorists used E-ZPass. If you want an E-ZPass account, you can get one at www.ezpassde.com. Customers can also register for an E-ZPass account in person at any Toll Plaza customer service center 24 hours a day, or by calling 1-888-397-2773 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays, and from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday.

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