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speed Alert

Posted on December 12 at 3:41 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. Please travel with caution and adjust your speed for conditions.
Additional Information
Due to inclement weather, the speed limit has been reduced to 45 mph. While speeds are reduced, over limit vehicles are prohibited.

Updated on 12/12/2017 at 4:43 AM
Due to inclement weather, the speed limit has been reduced to 45 mph for the entire length of the Maine Turnpike. While speeds are reduced, over limit vehicles are prohibited.


Updated on 12/13/2017 at 12:08 AM
Due to inclement weather, the speed limit on the Maine Turnpike has been reduced to 45 mph from exit 53 in Falmouth to exit 109 in Augusta. While speeds are reduced, over limit vehicles are prohibited.



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Maine Turnpike: Thinking Ahead FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 31, 2015
Erin Courtney
513-2982
ecourtney@maineturnpike.com


Falmouth Spur (Exit 52) Southbound Off Ramp Overnight Closure

Closure necessary for pavement work Monday, August 3, 2015 from 11:00 PM to 5:00 AM

PORTLAND, Maine –  On Monday evening, August 3, 2015, beginning at 11:00 PM, the southbound off ramp of the Falmouth Spur (Exit 52) will be closed overnight for paving of the shoulder.  The closure is scheduled to begin at 11:00 PM on Monday night and will last until 5:00 AM Tuesday morning. 
 
The work is being completed at night in an effort to minimize traffic impact.  The MTA advises drivers to allow additional time to reach their destination by alternate routes.  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.
 
 
Motorists are encouraged to visit smartphone friendly MaineTurnpike.com for up-to-the-minute travel alerts or sign-up to receive them by e-mail. The MTA also provides timely updates and other helpful Turnpike information on Facebook and Twitter. The MTA strongly urges drivers to keep their eyes on the road and only check travel information before leaving or by stopping at one of its 5 service plazas.
 
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