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.