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Cable Crossing to Force Overnight Stoppages at Mile 48

Maine Turnpike: Thinking Ahead FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 13, 2014
Erin Courtney
513-2982
ecourtney@maineturnpike.com
CONTACT: Dan Morin (MTA)
838-8613
dmorin@maineturnpike.com


Cable Crossing to Force Overnight Stoppages at Mile 48

20-minute north and southbound stoppages Wednesday (5/14) 

PORTLAND, Maine – Wednesday evening, May 14, 2014, 20-minute traffic stops will occur in both directions in Portland at Mile 48 to allow AT & T to install fiber cable lines across the highway.  Stoppages are scheduled to begin Wednesday night at 10:00 p.m. and will last until 2:00 a.m. on Thursday morning.   
 
Motorists should prepare alternate travel routes during the closures. Message boards will be in place to inform approaching travelers of closures, and Highway Advisory Radio (HAR) broadcasts on 1610 AM will also be used to inform drivers. The Maine Turnpike Authority appreciates motorists’ patience and understanding during this construction.
 
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