RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - More than 100 thousand vehicles have passed through the highways of the Anchieta-Imigrantes System (SAI) bound for the São Paulo coast by early Saturday morning, September 5th. According to the Highway Police, over one million people are expected in Baixada Santista (metropolitan area of the city of Santos) during the extended Independence Day weekend (Monday is a national holiday).
According to Ecovias, the concessionaire that manages the stretch, approximately 102,600 vehicles traveled from São Paulo down the Serra do Mar between midnight on Friday and 8 AM on Saturday.
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