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Weekly Construction Advisories

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Week of August 30, 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
45 South Portland Due to paving and construction on the Exit 45 ramps in South Portland, there will be a restriction for wide loads (over 10’ wide) as follows:
-Vehicles and loads over 10’ wide traveling Southbound on the Maine Turnpike will not be permitted to exit at Exit 45 (South Portland).  This restriction will remain in effect until further notice. 
-Vehicles and loads over 10’ wide will not be permitted to enter to travel Southbound at Exit 45 (South Portland).  This restriction will remain in effect until further notice.
Exit 52 Falmouth Due to construction at the Exit 52 Toll, lane 1 will be closed and there will be single lane traffic westbound on the Falmouth Spur in the immediate area of the toll due until further notice.
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 will not be permitted to travel Westbound on the Falmouth Spur between Route 1 in Falmouth and the Maine Turnpike.  This restriction will remain in effect until further notice.
63 – 75 Gray - Auburn Due to road construction, 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 63 (Gray) and may re-enter for northbound travel at Exit 75 (Auburn).   This restriction will remain in place until further notice.
75 – 63 Auburn – Gray Due to road construction, there will be a restriction for wide loads (over 10’ wide) as follows:
Vehicles and loads over 10’ wide traveling Southbound on the Maine Turnpike must exit at or before Exit 75 (Auburn) and may re-enter for southbound travel at Exit 63 (Gray).   This restriction will remain in place until further notice.
79 – 81 Lewiston North and southbound traffic is reduced to a single lane due to interchange construction at Exit 80. 
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 2 and 7 will be closed until further notice.
 
Weeklong Activities
Mile Marker City/Town Dates Closure Details
7 – 20 York – Wells 08/31 – 09/03 North and southbound lane closures from 7 am to 3 pm for guard rail repairs.
45 South Portland 09/01 – 09/02 North and southbound lane closure from 6:30 pm to 6 am for bridge maintenance operations.
46 - 47 Portland 08/30 – 09/02 North and southbound lane closures from 6:30 pm to 6 am for sign installations.
51 – 55 Portland – Falmouth 08/31 – 09/03 North and southbound lane closures from 6 am to 6 pm for pavement rehabilitation.
52 Falmouth Toll 08/31 – 09/01 Due to blasting in preparation for toll construction at the Exit 52 Toll, there will be intermittent traffic stops of east and westbound traffic on the Falmouth Spur of up to 10 minutes in duration between the hours of 11 am and 3 pm.
67 – 69 New Gloucester 08/31 – 09/03 North and southbound rolling lane closures from 7 am to 3 pm for pavement maintenance operations.
68 - 75 New Gloucester – Auburn 08/31 – 09/03 North and southbound lane closures from 6 am to 6 pm for pavement rehabilitation.
99 West Gardiner 08/31 – 09/02 North and southbound lane closures from 6:30 am to 4:30 pm for bridge construction.
 
Daily Activities
 
Sunday, August 30, 2015
Mile Marker City/Town Closure Details
44 Scarborough Northbound lane closure from 10 pm to 5:30 am for line striping installation.
 
Monday, August 31, 2015
Mile Marker City/Town Closure Details
75 – 79 Auburn North and southbound lane closure from 7:30 am to 12 pm for road maintenance operations.
81 – 83 Lewiston North and southbound lane closure from 12:30 pm to 3 pm for road maintenance operations.
99 West Gardiner Southbound lane closure from 7:30 am to 3 pm for bridge repairs.
 
 
 
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Mile Marker City/Town Closure Details
81 – 84 Lewiston North and southbound lane closure from 7:30 am to 3 pm for road maintenance operations.
103 West Gardiner Southbound lane closure from 7:30 am to 3 pm for bridge repairs.
 
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Mile Marker City/Town Closure Details
82 Lewiston Northbound lane closure from 7:30 am to 3 pm for culvert repairs.
 
Thursday, September 3, 2015
Mile Marker City/Town Closure Details
82 Lewiston Northbound lane closure from 7:30 am to 3 pm for guard rail repairs.


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