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Maine Turnpike Construction Advisories

Weekly Construction Advisories

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Week of April 19, 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
19 Toll Wells Due to construction at the Exit 19 Toll Plaza in Wells, lane 3 will be closed until further notice. 
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 4 pm Monday through Thursday, and from 8 am to 2 pm on Friday.
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.
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
0 – 32 Kittery – Biddeford 04/21 – 04/24 North and southbound rolling lane closures from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm daily for sweeping.
1 Kittery 04/20 – 04/24 North and southbound lane closures from 8 pm to 7 am daily for bridge work.
10 – 15 York – Wells 04/22 – 04/24 Northbound lane closure from 8 am to 3 pm daily for sweeping.
36 Saco 04/22 – 04/24 Westbound lane closure on the Saco I-195 Spur from 9 am to 5 pm daily for Toll Plaza work.
42 – 48 Scarborough – Portland 04/21 – 04/23 North and southbound rolling lane closures from 9 am to 3 pm daily for sweeping.
45 – 47 South Portland – Portland 04/22 – 04/24 North and southbound lane closures from 6:30 pm to 6 am for bridge work on the Skyway Drive Bridge.
52 – 55 Falmouth 04/21 – 04/24 North and southbound lane closures from 6 am to 6 pm for pavement rehabilitation.
54 – 56 Falmouth 04/21 – 04/24 Northbound lane closure from 9 am to 3 pm daily for bridge work on the Piscataqua River Bridge.
FS 0 – 4 Falmouth 04/21 – 04/24 East and westbound lane closures on the Falmouth Spur from 6 am to 6 pm for pavement rehabilitation.
106.9 Hallowell 04/21 – 04/24 North and southbound lane closures from 7 am to 4 pm for bridge work on the Litchfield Road Underpass.
 

Daily Activities
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Mile Marker City/Town Closure Details
2 – 3 Kittery Northbound lane closure from 8 am to 3 pm for sweeping.
36/Saco Toll Saco Intermittent trooper-assisted traffic stops of up to 25 minutes in duration are scheduled between the hours of 9:30 pm and 5 am at Saco Toll for the removal of a variable message board.  Motorists should expect delays or seek alternate routes.


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