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Weekly Construction Advisories

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Week of August 24, 2014


 (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
46 Toll Portland Due to construction at the Exit 46 Southbound Toll Plaza, lane 2 will be closed until further notice.
 
Effective Thursday, August 28, 2014, because of toll system improvements at the Exit 46/Jetport West (Southbound) Toll located in Portland, there will be a restriction for wide loads (over 10’ wide) on the Maine Turnpike as follows:
Vehicles and loads over 10’ wide will not be permitted to enter the Maine Turnpike at the Jetport West (Exit 46 Southbound) Toll.  This restriction will be in place until further notice.
46 & 47 Portland Northbound shoulder closures at mile 46.7 at the Stroudwater River Bridge and 47.9 at the Maine Central Railroad Bridge for bridge repairs.  These closures will be in place until further notice.
48 Toll Portland Due to construction at the Exit 48 (Portland/Westbrook) Toll, lane 2 will be closed until further notice. 
51 Portland North and southbound shoulder closures due to construction on the Riverside Street Bridge.  These closures will be in place until further notice.
78 – 81 Lewiston North and southbound traffic is reduced to a single lane due to bridge construction on the Androscoggin River Bridge and interchange work at Exit 80. 
82 Lewiston Due to culvert repairs at mile 82 northbound, the right lane will be closed until further notice.
102 – 109 West Gardiner – Augusta Due to road construction on the northern end of the Maine Turnpike, there will be a restriction for wide loads (over 10’ wide) on the Maine Turnpike and Interstate 295 as follows:
 
Vehicles and loads over 10’ wide traveling Northbound on the Maine Turnpike must exit at or before Exit 102 (West Gardiner) and may re-enter for northbound travel at Exit 109 (Augusta).  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 109 (Augusta) and may re-enter for southbound travel at Exit 102 (West Gardiner).This restriction will remain in place until further notice.
Vehicles and loads over 10’ wide traveling Northbound on Interstate 295 must exit at or before Exit 51 (West Gardiner) and may re-enter for northbound travel at Exit 109 (Augusta).  This restriction will remain in place until further notice.
 
 
Weeklong Activities
Mile Marker City/Town Dates Closure Details
23 – 30 Wells – Arundel 08/24 – 08/28 North and southbound lane closures from 7 pm to 6 am for pavement rehabilitation.
23 – 30 Wells – Arundel 08/25 – 08/28 North and southbound lane closures from 6 am to 6 pm for pavement rehabilitation.
33 Saco 08/26 – 08/28 North and southbound lane closures from 6 am to 3:30 pm for barrier removal; north and southbound lane closure from 9 pm to 6 am for lane shift removal at the Saco River Bridge.
46 – 47 Portland 08/24 – 08/27 North and southbound lane closures from 7 pm to 7 am for bridge work on the Stroudwater River and Maine Central Railroad Bridges.
50 - 51 Portland 08/24 – 08/27 North and southbound lane closures from 5 pm to 7 am for bridge work on the Forest Avenue and Riverside Street bridges.
55 – 57 Falmouth 08/25 – 8/29 North and southbound lane closures from 5 am to 6 pm for pavement rehabilitation.
82 Lewiston 08/25 – 08/28 Southbound lane closure from 6 am to 4 pm for culvert repairs.
88 – 85 Sabattus 08/25 – 08/29 Southbound lane closure from 7:30 am to 3 pm for crack sealing.
91 Litchfield 08/25 – 08/28 North and southbound lane closures from 6:45 am to 4:30 pm for bridge construction on the West Road Bridge.
101 West Gardiner 08/25 – 08/28 North and southbound lane closures from 6 am to 6 pm for bridge work on the Route 126 Underpass.
106.9 Hallowell 08/25 – 08/27 Intermittent trooper-assisted traffic stops of up to 25 minutes in duration are scheduled between the hours of 10 pm and 5 am for north and southbound traffic at mile 106.9 at the Litchfield Road Bridge for structural steel placement.
109 - 102 Augusta - 08/24 – 08/27 Southbound lane closures from 6 pm to 10 am for pavement rehabilitation.
 
 
Monday August 25, 2014
Mile Marker City/Town Closure Details
43 Scarborough Northbound lane closure from 9 am to 3 pm for road maintenance operations.
 
Tuesday August 26, 2014
Mile Marker City/Town Closure Details
45 South Portland Northbound lane closure from 9 am to 3 pm for bridge maintenance operations.
 
Wednesday August 27, 2014
Mile Marker City/Town Closure Details
45 South Portland Northbound lane closure from 9 am to 3 pm for bridge maintenance operations.
 

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