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Weekly Construction Advisories

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Week of July 14, 2019


Weekly and Daily Activities
Mile Marker City/Town Dates Closure Details
1 Kittery 7/15 – 7/18 Southbound lane closure from 7 PM to 5 AM for construction on the Piscataqua River Bridge.
25 Kennebunk 7/16 - 7/17 Lane closures on all Kennebunk interchange ramps between the hours of 6 AM and 4:30 PM for road maintenance operations.
28 Arundel 7/16 Southbound lane closure from 8 AM to 2 PM for equipment maintenance operations.  Speed limit reduced to 60 MPH.
44 - 45 Scarborough 7/15 – 7/16 North and southbound lane closures from 8 PM to 7 AM for construction on the Cummings Road overpass. 
45 - 44 South Portland – Scarborough 7/17 – 7/18 Intermittent trooper-assisted traffic stops of up to 25 minutes in duration are scheduled northbound between the hours of 10 PM and 5 AM for steel beam placement at the Cummings Road overpass.  Motorists should expect delays in this area or seek alternate routes.  July 18 is a contingency night.
57 Cumberland 7/15 Southbound lane closure from 9 AM to 4:30 PM for guard rail repairs.  Speed limit reduced to 60 MPH.
63 Gray 7/15 Northbound lane closure from 6 AM to 4:30 PM for guard rail repairs.  Speed limit reduced to 60 MPH.
62 – 65 Gray 7/15 – 7/19 North and southbound lane closures from 7 AM to 4 PM for bridge construction.  Speed limit reduced to 60 MPH.
67 New Gloucester 7/16 Northbound open road toll lane closure at New Gloucester Toll from 9 AM to 4 PM for road maintenance operations.  Speed limit reduced to 60 MPH.
75.5 - 77.5 Auburn 7/16 – 7/18 North and southbound lane closures from 6 AM to 4 PM for road maintenance operations.  Speed limit reduced to 60 MPH.
93 Litchfield 7/15 – 7/16 North and southbound lane closures from 6 AM to 4 PM for bridge maintenance operations.
103 West Gardiner 7/15 - 7/20 North and southbound lane closures from 6 AM to midnight for bridge construction.  Speed limit reduced to 60 MPH.
 
 
Long Term Projects
 
Mile Marker City/Town Closure Details
0.7 Kittery Beginning June 18, The Exit 1 southbound entering ramp in Kittery will be closed due to construction on the Piscataqua River Bridge.
7.5 – 9.5 York North and southbound right lane closure until further notice for construction on the York Toll Plaza
  York Overlimit Restriction: Due to construction/single lane traffic, vehicles and loads over 10’6” are prohibited from travel on the Mountain Road overpass in York. 
44 Scarborough Northbound lane shift at mile 44.6 at the Cummings Road Bridge Project until further notice.
45 South Portland The Maine Department of Transportation will be making safety improvements along Route 701 in South Portland and Scarborough beginning on July 7th. Crews will be doing paving, guardrail, and median work along a nearly-two-mile-long stretch of road. Work will be done at night (between 6:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m.) from Sunday nights through Saturday mornings. Traffic may be reduced to one lane at times, and exit ramps may be closed between 9:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. during construction. The work is expected to be finished by September 20th
46 – 48 Portland North and southbound lane shift mile 46 and 47 until further notice for construction on the Pan Am Railroad and Stroudwater River Bridges
  Gray Overlimit Restriction:  Due to construction on the Route 26 Bridge, there will be single lane traffic until further notice.  Vehicles and loads over 12’ wide are prohibited from travel on the Route 26 overpass in Gray.  All vehicles in excess of 12’ must utilize the Route 26A bypass for travel in this area.
Exit 86 – Exit 103 Sabattus – West Gardiner Overlimit Restriction: Vehicles and loads over 13’ wide traveling northbound on the Maine Turnpike will be required to exit the Turnpike at Exit 86 in Sabattus, and may re-enter the Turnpike for northbound travel at Exit 103 in West Gardiner.  This restriction will remain in effect until further notice.
99 West Gardiner North and southbound left lane closure until further notice for bridge work at the Cobboseecontee Stream Bridge.  Speed limit reduced to 50 MPH.
Exit 103 – Exit 86 West Gardiner – Sabattus Overlimit Restriction:  Vehicles and loads over 13’ wide traveling southbound on the Maine Turnpike will be required to exit the Turnpike at Exit 103 in West Gardiner, and may re-enter the Turnpike for southbound travel at Exit 86 in Sabattus.  This restriction will remain in effect until further notice.
 
 
MaineDOT Projects
There will be intermittent trooper-assisted traffic stops up to ten minutes in duration on I-295 at mile 2 north and southbound in South Portland, for overhead utility work, from Tuesday, July 23 at 9 PM to Wednesday July 14 at 1 AM.
 
The Maine Department of Transportation will be making repairs to the Androscoggin River Bridge on I-295 in Topsham at mile marker 30. Beginning Monday July 15, northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane while the contractor repairs bridge joints. Each lane is expected to see a one and half week closure at alternating times, leaving one remaining travel lane open to traffic. Crews plan to begin with closure of the left passing lane. This work is scheduled to last until August 3rd, though work is weather dependent so the schedule is subject to change. Work zone speed will be reduced to 55 mph and fines will be doubled.