By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Pennsylvania Turnpike is expecting a busy holiday weekend in 2021.READ MORE: Allegheny County Health Director Says Delta Variant Is Fueling Rising Cases, Hospitalizations
They are preparing for more than six million drivers over the next 11 days.READ MORE: 'Itchy Mites:' Preventing Bites And The Itch That Comes With A Mite Bite
That would represent close to pre-pandemic levels for early July roadtrips.
The busiest day is expected to be Friday with an estimated 690,000 cars on the turnpike.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Weather: Temperatures Continue Rising On Thursday
The least busy day will likely be Sunday, the Fourth of July, with about 420,000 drivers hitting the turnpike.