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speed Alert

Posted on December 5 at 8:54 AM

At the request of the Maine State Police, speed limits on the Maine Turnpike from New Hampshire line (Mile 0) to Exit 53 in Falmouth have been reduced to 45 MPH due to snow. Motorists on the Turnpike are asked drive safely, and stay tuned to broadcasts on 1610 AM for the most up to date information. This message will be updated as conditions change.
Additional Information
Overlimits are prohibted until speeds are restored to posted normal.

Updated on 12/5/2016 at 10:07 AM
At the request of the Maine State Police, speed limits on the Maine Turnpike from New Hampshire line (Mile 0) to the New Gloucester Barrier Toll at Mile 67 have been reduced to 45 MPH due to snow. Motorists on the Turnpike are asked drive safely, and stay tuned to broadcasts on 1610 AM for the most up to date information. This message will be updated as conditions change.

Additional Information:
Speeds are now reduced from Kittery to New Gloucester Toll/Mile 67. Overlimits are prohibted until speeds are restored to posted normal.

Updated on 12/5/2016 at 10:20 AM
At the request of the Maine State Police, speed limits on the Maine Turnpike from New Hampshire line (Mile 0) to the end of the Maine Turnpike at Mile 109 have been reduced to 45 MPH due to snow. Motorists on the Turnpike are asked drive safely, and stay tuned to broadcasts on 1610 AM for the most up to date information. This message will be updated as conditions change.

Additional Information:
Speeds are now reduced from Kittery to Augusta. Overlimits are prohibted until speeds are restored to posted normal.




crash Alert

Posted on December 5 at 11:09 AM

Motorists traveling southbound on the Maine Turnpike are being advised of a motor vehicle crash. The crash occurred between Exit 63 in Gray and Exit 53 in Falmouth. Motorists should expect moderate delays between Exit 63 in Gray and Exit 53 in Falmouth. Please use caution and stay alert while traveling through this area. This message will be updated as conditions change.
Additional Information
Crash at mile 62 south, left lane is blocked. Expect delays.

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Maine Turnpike: Thinking Ahead FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 26, 2013
Erin Courtney
513-2982
ecourtney@maineturnpike.com


Early Morning Traffic Stops Monday in Lewiston

Twenty minute stoppages planned for utility line relocation at mile 80.5  

PORTLAND, Maine – The Maine Turnpike Authority will conduct intermittent northbound and southbound traffic stops of up to 20 minutes at mile 80.5 in Lewiston between 3:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m. on Monday, January 28. The traffic stops are needed to relocate utility lines without jeopardizing motorist and worker safety. The work area is two-tenths of a mile north of Exit 80 in Lewiston
 
The work is weather sensitive and may be delayed or rescheduled. Motorists should be prepared for trip delays or seek alternate travel routes. Message boards will be in place to inform approaching travelers of traffic stops, 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.
     
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