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More Than 900,000 Motorists Travel Through Del. Toll Plazas Over Holiday Weekend

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DOVER, Del.- More than 900,000 motorists passed through Delaware’s three toll plaza locations on I-95 in Newark, Route 1 at Biddle’s Corner, and Route 1 in Dover during the Labor Day holiday weekend, according to state transportation officials.

From Friday, Sept. 4 through Monday, Sept. 7, the I-95 Newark Plaza served  391,443 motorists; 268,209 motorists were served at Route 1 Biddles Corner; and at Dover Route 1 Plaza, 281,029.  It is estimated that over $2.6 million was collected in tolls during the four-day period at Delaware’s toll plazas, according to officials.  

2015 Labor Day Traffic Counts (reflecting a 24-hour period count)

I-95 Newark Toll Plaza

Friday: 101,894     

Saturday: 101,659                 

Sunday: 86,827             

Monday: 101,063                   

Biddles Toll Plaza

Friday: 84,515                  

Saturday: 62,360              

Sunday: 53,504                

Monday: 67,830               

Dover Toll Plaza

Friday: 86,799                  

Saturday: 65,747              

Sunday: 55,992                

Monday: 72,491               

2014 Labor Day Totals

I-95 Newark Plaza: 393,874

Biddles Corner:  250,647

Dover Route 1 Plaza: 220,252   

Sixty-five percent of the counted trips utilized the convenience of E-ZPass, the electronic toll collection system, officials said.

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