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Recent News

Nighttime stoppages on Turnpike mainline scheduled for this week

12/3/2018 Exit 44 Ramp to be closed tonight (12/3) from 10 PM to 5 AM with mainline stoppages
Intermittent closures at Exit 75 southbound on and off ramps on Wednesday evening (12/5)

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York Toll Projected Awarded

10/18/2018 Long-Awaited York Toll Plaza Replacement Project Awarded Today
Reed & Reed awarded $39.5 million project that will begin this fall
 

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Temporary ramp closures at Exit 47 and Exit 48 tonight

9/20/2018 One exit to remain open while the other is closed to facilitate paving operations

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Stoppages on Turnpike to occur overnight in two locations this week

9/11/2018 Mainline stoppages at mile 59.9 in Gray and southbound ramp closure at Exit 103 in West Gardiner

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E-ZPASS Now Accepted on CFX Toll Roads

8/31/2018 Central Florida Expressway Authority (CFX) will be First in Florida to Accept E-ZPass
 

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Driving Gets E-Z on September 1

8/1/2018 Central Florida Expressway Authority First in Florida to Accept E-ZPass

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Exit 44 Open Road Tolling (ORT) Project - Traffic Pattern Change

7/26/2018 I-295 Southbound traffic to shift into new ORT lanes before tomorrow's morning commute

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Overnight Stoppages at Mile 60 in Gray on Turnpike Monday and Tuesday

7/16/2018 Up to 25-minute stoppages on July 16 and July 17 for removal of structural steel
 

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Court Upholds York Toll Plaza Permits

7/6/2018Barring Further Legal Delays, Construction Expected to Start This Fall

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Turnpike Officials Expect Upcoming Holiday Traffic to Begin Tomorrow

6/28/2018 Authority anticipates an 1.4% increase in traffic over last year’s 4th of July travel

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Weymouth Road Bridge in Gray to be closed for construction beginning June 28

6/27/2018 Bridge will be closed to traffic for eight weeks
 

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Dutton Hill Bridge in Gray to be closed for construction beginning June 22

6/21/2018 Bridge will be closed to traffic until mid-November

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I-95 Exit 1 Southbound On Ramp to Close Tuesday, May 29 for Dennett Road Bridge Project

5/26/2018 Exit 1 northbound and southbound will remain closed until June 22, 2018

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Increase in Memorial Day Weekend Traffic Expected on Turnpike

5/24/2018 Road Trip Games Guide available to weekend travelers

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Worker Safety Memorial Unveiled

4/26/2018 Today the Maine Turnpike Authority unveiled a memorial dedicated to its employees whose lives were taken while in performance of their duties.

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Southbound Departing Ramp at Exit 32 in Biddeford Closed Tonight

4/12/2018 10:00 PM on Thursday, April 12 to 5:00 AM on Friday, April 13

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National Work Zone Awareness Week: April 9 - 13

4/6/2018 Work Zone Safety:  Everybody's Responsibility

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I-95 Exit 1 Northbound Ramp Closure Delayed Due to Impending Storm

3/21/2018 Closure now scheduled for March 27, 2018

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MTA to Start Roadside Clearing Project on I-95 on Monday, January 22

1/19/2018

Clearing Promotes Safety and Helps Snow Melt Faster

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Maine Turnpike Turns 70

12/13/2017 Marking seven decades of safe, swift, and scenic travel
 

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Maine Turnpike Authority Urges Preparation for Winter Driving

11/14/2017 Winter-Ready open house to highlight how MTA has prepared for upcoming winter season
 

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Hallowell’s Winthrop Street Bridge Project Wrapping Up and Reopening Days Ahead of Schedule

10/20/2017 MTA is pleased to announce Winthrop Street bridge is now open

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Travel Advisory: Northbound mainline traffic stoppages tonight at Mile 51 in Portland

10/18/2017 Up to 25 minute stoppages between 10 PM and 2 AM for removal and replacement of overhead signs

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Travel Advisory: Exit 1 in Kittery closed tonight from 9 PM to 6 AM

10/16/2017 Ramp closed for bridge work the evening of 10/17

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Turnpike Authority Advisory Committee to Consider Growing Turnpike Traffic

9/21/2017 Second Public Advisory Committee Meeting October 5; Open to Public
 

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Annual Labor Day Exodus to be Greeted by Moose and Friends

8/31/2017 --The Maine Turnpike Authority will be handing out Maine Made products --

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Overnight ramp closures at Exit 63 in Gray

8/28/2017 Closures necessary for paving as part of the Gray Interchange Project

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Hallowell’s Winthrop Street Bridge To Close September 5 As Replacement/Improvement Project Gets Under Way

8/28/2017 Maine Turnpike Authority Shortens Time Frame From 150 to 55 Days
 

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Overnight ramp closures next week at Exit 86 in Sabattus

8/25/2017 Closures necessary for paving of the Interchange ramps

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Exit 32 Southbound-On Ramp Closed Wednesday Evening (8/23)

8/22/2017 Interchange ramp will be closed from 10 PM to 5 AM
 

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Hackett Road Bridge in Auburn to be closed for construction beginning Monday, August 7

8/4/2017 Bridge will be closed to traffic for approimately three months

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Exit 86 Southbound-Off Ramp Closed Beginning 7/24

7/20/2017 Interchange ramp will be closed to traffic for approximately 21 days
 

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Cider Hill Road Bridge in York Closing for Repairs Beginning 7/10

7/7/2017 Bridge will be closed to traffic for approximately 28 days

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Exit 1 on I-295 Reopened

6/30/2017 Closure Part of the Open Road Tolling Plaza Project
 

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Maine Turnpike Authority Assessing Traffic and Safety: Scarborough to Falmouth

6/14/2017 First Public Advisory Committee Meeting set for June 28; Open to Public
 

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Temporary nightly closures of Cummings Road Bridge beginning June 11

6/9/2017 Bridge will be closed between 8 PM and 6 AM for up to six nights

 

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Nighttime Traffic Stoppages in Kittery on Tuesday, May 9, 2017

5/5/2017 Stoppages in both directions of up to 30 minutes at a time
 

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Road work on Route 202 Bridge over Turnpike in Gray begins Wednesday, May 3

5/2/2017

--Bridge will be down to one lane in each direction through July--

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Nighttime Traffic Stoppages this Week

1/9/2017 Two Projects in Falmouth and Gray
 

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Turnpike offering tired travelers free coffee for New Year’s Eve

12/30/2016 Turnpike urges late night holiday safety breaks
 

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