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PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Friday the Maine Turnpike Authority announced that the maximum speed will increase by 5 mph in many locations beginning Monday.

Currently, the speed limit on the Turnpike is 65 mph. Much of I-95 will increase to 70 mph, but there are some exceptions:

  • South of mile 2.1 in Kittery, the maximum speed will remain at 65 mph.
  • Through Greater Portland, north of mile 44.1 in Scarborough, and south of mile 52.3 in Falmouth, the max speed will increase from 55 mph to 60 mph.
  • On the Falmouth Spur, the max speed will increase from 50 mph to 60 mph.

Turnpike crews will change the signs beginning at 5 A.M. Monday morning.

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