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miscellaneous Alert

Posted on July 17 at 1:30 PM

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Due to an electrical issue caused by the passing storms, there is currently no fuel available at the southbound service plaza in Kennebunk.

Updated on 7/17/2018 at 1:33 PM
Please be advised that the miscellaneous alert previously emailed to you has been lifted.

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Maine Turnpike: Thinking Ahead FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 23, 2013
Erin Courtney

Blackstrap Road Bridge in Falmouth Re-opening Delayed

Bridge expected to reopen for local traffic by mid-November

PORTLAND, Maine – The Blackstrap Road Bridge in Falmouth, which carries local traffic over the Maine Turnpike, will remain closed until mid-November. Initial plans called for the bridge to reopen on November 1st.
It has been closed since June so construction crews could safely increase bridge under clearance, repair the bridge’s steel substructure and completely replace the concrete deck under the pavement. This is the first major work on the bridge deck since it was first built in 1953.
The Maine Turnpike Authority does not take the issue of project delays lightly. Project managers know they have an impact on drivers and sincerely appreciate their patience and understanding.
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MTA News

Overnight Stoppages at Mile 60 in Gray on Turnpike Monday and Tuesday
Tesla charging stations now open at Kennebunk Service Plazas
TRAVEL ADVISORY-Nighttime Closures of Ramps at Exit 32 in Biddeford


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