Leaving Maine This Weekend? Here Are The Worst Times To Do It
Let’s face it, we all need a break, and the 4th of July weekend is the perfect time to take advantage of that fact. Best of all, the 4th falls on a Sunday, so everyone can just chill on Monday…unless you are planning a car trip. Hitting the beach? going to visit family and friends? headed up to camp? Wherever you are headed, things are going to look a bit different than they did in 2020. I know that I personally can't wait to peace out of Bangor for a bit.
The folks at AAA are estimating that 47.7 million Americans will be on the road over the next several days. That is a huge increase from 34.2 million last year smack dab in the middle of the pandemic. Timing is everything, so when deciding when to pack up the SUV, hit I-95, and avoid massive traffic jams all the way from Augusta to the state border in Kittery, here are the crucial times NOT to head out.
Sunday-The lightest traffic flow of the entire weekend
With rising gas prices, and higher demand at the pumps, factored in with longer than normal delays, construction and various other factors, plan ahead, keep your cool, and enjoy a well deserved 4th of July weekend!