Maine Turnpike

Remember Toll Tickets?
Remember Toll Tickets?
Let's take a stroll down memory lane, shall we? Before there was an EZ Pass system that matched convenient with flat fees, there was a much more archaic toll system that was used on the Maine Turnpike. One that involved ticketing and a wild price guide...
Man Gets Caught Doing 140mph
Man Gets Caught Doing 140mph
We've all been cruising along down the Maine Turnpike when someone blows past us on the left. But it's not typical (thankfully) for someone to blow past us in a complete blur. But that's exactly what happened on the Maine Turnpike on June 6th, when they nabbed a driver going 139 miles per hour in a 70 mph zone...
Crazy 1950's Maine Sign
Crazy 1950's Maine Sign
It is impossible to escape the bright orange work zone signs that can be spotted anywhere across the state of Maine. Construction is constant, improvements are always being made, and the signs letting you know when you're entering a work zone have become as common in our mind a stop sign...
Idiotic Duo Steal Front Loader, Cause Mayhem Driving Wrong Way On Maine Turnpike
Idiotic Duo Steal Front Loader, Cause Mayhem Driving Wrong Way On Maine Turnpike
What may have started as a moronic prank turned into a small dose of mayhem Monday morning when two people stole a front loader and drove it the wrong way on the Maine Turnpike, causing multiple accidents. According to WGME, the incident happened between the Gray-New Gloucester toll plaza and the Auburn exit on the Maine Turnpike...
Maine Turnpike Officials Predicting Busiest 4th of July Weekend Ever
Maine Turnpike Officials Predicting Busiest 4th of July Weekend Ever
Here we go! The 4th of July in Maine. We've just heard from Maine Turnpike officials who tell us this will be their busiest evah. Over 1.1 million vehicles are expected to travel on Turnpike, an incrase of 3% from last year.   PEAK TIMES THIS WEEKEND 10:00 AM on Friday traffic northbound is expected to be heavy, with the peak hours between 5:00 PM and 8:00 PM.  M...