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Maine Turnpike Construction Advisories

Weekly Construction Advisories

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Week of May 17, 2015


(The weekly travel forecast is intended to provide construction information to patrons of the Maine Turnpike. This schedule of lane closures is subject to change due to weather conditions, traffic incidents or other unanticipated events.)
 
Ongoing Activities, until further notice:
Mile Marker City/Town Closure Details
Skway Drive (Off Exit 46) Portland Due to bridge construction on the Skyway Drive Bridge in Portland, there will be a restriction for wide loads (over 10’ wide) on Skyway Drive as follows:
Vehicles and loads over 10’wide traveling on Skyway Drive, or departing the Maine Turnpike at Exit 46 northbound or southbound will be limited to the following travel on Skyway Drive:
-Exit 46 NB Off Ramp at Skyway to Johnson Road
-Exit 46 SB Off Ramp at Skyway to Congress Street
-Johnson Road at Skyway Dr to Exit 46 NB On Ramp
-Congress Street at Skyway Dr to Exit 46 SB On Ramp
No loads over 10’ wide will be permitted to cross the Skyway Drive overpass.
48 Toll Portland Due to construction at the Exit 48 Toll Plaza in Portland, lane 3 will be closed until further notice.
Lane 4 will be closed 8 am to 3 pm Monday through Thursday, and from 8 am to 2 pm on Friday.
Exit 52 and Falmouth Spur Falmouth Due to paving in the Falmouth area  there will be a restriction for wide loads (over 10’ wide) as follows:
-Vehicles and loads over 10’ wide traveling Southbound on Interstate 295 are prohibited from departing at Exit 11 toward Interstate 95 / Maine Turnpike.  This restriction will remain in effect until further notice. 
-Vehicles and loads over 10’ wide traveling North or Southbound on the Maine Turnpike are prohibited from exiting at Exit 52 (Falmouth Spur Exit).  This restriction will remain in effect until further notice.
-Vehicles and loads over 10’ wide will not be permitted to travel East or Westbound on the Falmouth Spur between Route 1 in Falmouth and the Maine Turnpike.  This restriction will remain in effect until further notice.
 
79 – 81 Lewiston North and southbound traffic is reduced to a single lane due to interchange construction at Exit 80. 
86 – 100 Sabattus – West Gardiner Due to Toll construction at the West Gardiner Barrier Toll located at mile 100 in West Gardiner, there will be a restriction for wide loads (over 10’ wide) as follows:
-Vehicles and loads over 10’ wide traveling Northbound on the Maine Turnpike must exit at or before Exit 86  (Sabattus) and may re-enter for northbound travel at Exit 103 (Gardiner Toll located in West Gardiner).  This restriction will remain in place until further notice.
-Vehicles and loads over 10’ wide traveling Southbound on the Maine Turnpike must exit at or before Exit 103 (Gardiner Toll located in West Gardiner) and may re-enter for southbound travel at Exit 86 (Sabattus).  This restriction will remain in place until further notice.
99 – 100 West Gardiner Due to construction at the West Gardiner Barrier Toll located at mile 100, a north and southbound lane closure will be in place until further notice.
100 Toll West Gardiner Due to construction at the West Gardiner Barrier Toll located at mile 100, lanes 1, 2, 7 and 8 will be closed until further notice.
 
Weeklong Activities
Mile Marker City/Town Dates Closure Details
10 – 12 York 05/17 – 05/20 North and southbound lane closures for bridge work.  Sunday from 8 pm to 6 am; Monday – Wednesday 6:30 am to 5 pm daily.
25 – 36 Kennebunk  - Saco 05/18 – 05/22 Rolling and fixed lane closures from 7:30 am to 3: 30 pm daily for sweeping.
36 Saco 05/18 – 05/21 Westbound lane closure on the Saco Spur from 9 am to 3 pm daily for toll plaza construction.  Saco Toll lane 4 will also be closed during this time.
45 – 47 South Portland – Portland 05/17 – 05/20 North and southbound lane closures from 6:30 pm to 5:30 am for bridge work on the Skyway Drive Bridge.
50 Portland 05/19 – 05/20 Southbound lane closure from 9 am to 3 pm for slope repairs.
FS 0 – 4 Falmouth 05/18 – 05/21 East and westbound lane closures on the Falmouth Spur from 6 am to 6 pm for pavement rehabilitation.
55 – 56 Falmouth 05/18 – 5/21 Southbound lane closures from 9 am to 3 pm for road maintenance operations.
72 New Gloucester 5/20 – 5/21 Southbound lane closure from 7:30 am to 3 pm daily for road maintenance operations.
76 Auburn 05/18 – 05/22 Southbound lane closure from 7 am to 4 pm for bridge work on the Hackett Road Bridge.
99 West Gardiner 05/18 – 05/21 North and southbound lane closures from 6:30 am to 4:30 pm for bridge work on the Lunts Hill Road Bridge. 
101 West Gardiner 05/17 – 05/21 Southbound lane closure from 6:30 am to 5 pm for construction on the West Gardiner Barrier Toll.
 
 
 
Daily Activities

Monday May 18, 2015
Mile Marker City/Town Closure Details
41 Scarborough Southbound lane closure from 8 am to 3 pm for pavement repairs.
64 Gray Northbound lane closure from 7 am to 3 pm for guard rail repairs.
 
Tuesday May 19, 2015
Mile Marker City/Town Closure Details
42 Scarborough Southbound lane closure from 9 am to 3 pm for variable message board maintenance.
 
Thursday May 21, 2015
Mile Marker City/Town Closure Details
6 York Northbound lane closure from 9 am to 12 pm for variable message board maintenance.
 

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