By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Pennsylvania Turnpike is expecting a busy holiday weekend in 2021.

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They are preparing for more than six million drivers over the next 11 days.

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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.

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The least busy day will likely be Sunday, the Fourth of July, with about 420,000 drivers hitting the turnpike.