Maine Turnpike Authority warns motorists of heavy traffic leaving state

Posted May 28, 2012, at 2:46 p.m.

KITTERY, Maine — Maine Turnpike officials are warning motorists of heavy traffic as people leave the state at the end of the Memorial Day weekend.

The Maine Turnpike Authority issued a traffic alert Monday afternoon advising of delays in the southbound lanes between Wells and Kittery.

Officials said stop-and-go traffic was being reported between York and the New Hampshire state line.