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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
July 23, 2012
Erin Courtney

Interchange Repairs to Force Overnight Closures

Southbound on and off ramps at Exit 53 Interchange to be closed Monday & Tuesday nights

PORTLAND, Maine – Maine Turnpike motorists are advised to prepare for overnight southbound 
ramp closures at Exit 53 Interchange in West Falmouth next Monday, July 23 and Tuesday, July 24 for 
milling of pavement.  Both the southbound on and off ramps will be affected, with closures scheduled to 
begin at 8:30 p.m. and lasting through 5:00 a.m. each night.

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.

The $3.9 million project, awarded to Technical Construction Inc. of Turner, began in August 2011 and 
includes raising and widening of the bridge and repairs to all of its ramps. The project will be completed 
in the fall of 2012.

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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