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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
June 03, 2015
Erin Courtney
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ecourtney@maineturnpike.com


Overnight Stoppages at Mile 56 Northbound in Falmouth (6/3 and 6/4)

Up to 5-minute northbound stoppages from 8:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m.

PORTLAND, Maine –  Northbound intermittent traffic stops of up to 5 minutes will occur for two nights on the Maine Turnpike at Mile 56 in Falmouth for repairs to both Piscataqua River Bridges.  A series of 5-minute stoppages will occur on the evenings of Wednesday, June 3, 2015 and Thursday, June 4, 2015, beginning at 8:00 p.m. and will last until 4:00 a.m. the following morning.  All work is weather dependent. 
 
Motorists should prepare for minor delays during the stoppages. Message boards will be in place to inform approaching travelers of stoppages, 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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