Travel Alerts

Heavy Traffic Alert

Posted on July 26 at 5:27 PM

Motorists traveling northbound on the Maine Turnpike are being advised of heavy traffic between Exit 53 in Falmouth and Exit 63 in Gray. Please use caution and stay alert while traveling through this area. This message will be updated as conditions change.
Additional Information
Slow traffic in the area of the exit 63 northbound departing ramp due to high volume. Use caution in the area.

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Week of July 24, 2016


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.

Weeklong Activities

Mile Marker City/Town Dates Closure Details
0 – 44 Kittery – Scarborough 07/27 – 07/28 Northbound lane closure from 6 am to 4:30 pm for guard rail repairs.
42 – 43 Scarborough   07/26 – 07/28 North and Southbound lane closure from 8 pm to 5 am for bridge work on the Two Rod Road Bridge.
FS2 Falmouth 07/25 – 07/30 Eastbound lane closure at mile 2 on the Falmouth Spur from 6 am Monday to 6 am Saturday for drainage work.
54 – 64 Falmouth – Gray 07/24 – 07/28 North and southbound lane closures from 7 pm to 7 am for pavement rehabilitation. 
71 – 75 New Gloucester – Auburn 07/25 – 07/26 North and southbound lane closures from 6:30 am to 4 pm for bridge maintenance operations.
95 Litchfield 07/25 – 07/29 North and southbound lane closure from 6:30 am to 5 pm for bridge work.
96 – 98 Litchfield 07/25 – 07/25 North and southbound lane closure from 6:30 am to 4 pm for culvert work.
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99 – 101
 
 
 
 
103
Litchfield
 
 
West Gardiner
 
 
 
 
West Gardiner
07/28 – 07/29
 
 
07/26 – 07/27
 
 
 
 
07/25 – 07/26
Northbound lane closure from 6 am to 6 pm for road construction related to the West Gardiner Toll Project.
 
Trooper assisted traffic stops of up to 25 minutes in duration are scheduled north and southbound between the hours of 10 PM and 5 AM for overhead sign installation for the West Gardiner Toll. 
 
Southbound lane closure from 6 am to 6 pm for road construction related to the West Gardiner Toll Project.
106 Farmingdale 07/25 – 07/29 North and Southbound lane closure from 3 am to 8 am for bridge construction.
 
 
 
 

Daily Activities

 
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Mile Marker City/Town Closure Details
30 Arundel Northbound lane closure from 6 am to 4 pm for variable message board repairs.
56 Falmouth Northbound lane closure from 7 am to 3 pm for guard rail repairs.
 
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Mile Marker City/Town Closure Details
28 Arundel Southbound lane closure from 6 am to 4 pm for variable message board repairs.
 
 

Ongoing Activities, until further notice:

Mile Marker City/Town Closure Details
Exit 32 Biddeford Vehicles and loads over 10’ wide will not be permitted to ENTER the Maine Turnpike at the Biddeford Toll/Exit 32.  (Vehicles exiting the Turnpike will not be impacted).
Exit 36 Saco Vehicles and loads over 10’wide will not be permitted to EXIT the Maine Turnpike at the Saco Toll/Exit 36.  (Vehicles entering the Turnpike will not be impacted).
Exit 45 South Portland Vehicles and loads over 12’ wide will not be permitted to ENTER the Maine Turnpike at the South Portland Toll/Exit 45 to travel southbound.  Vehicles exiting the Turnpike or entering for northbound travel will not be impacted.
Exit 52/Falmouth Spur Falmouth Vehicles and loads over 10’ wide will not be permitted to travel Eastbound on the Falmouth Spur between the Turnpike mainline at Exit 52 and Route 1 in Falmouth.    Westbound traffic will not be restricted.
Vehicles and loads over 10’ wide will not be to EXIT the Maine Turnpike at Exit 52/Falmouth, and will not be permitted to pass through the Exit 52 Toll in order to exit the Turnpike.   Wide loads entering the Turnpike via Exit 52 will not be restricted.
Exit 53 Falmouth Vehicles and loads over 10’ wide will not be permitted to ENTER the Maine Turnpike at the West Falmouth Toll/Exit 53. (Vehicles exiting the Turnpike will not be impacted).
53 - 63 Falmouth - Gray Vehicles and loads over 10’wide traveling Northbound on the Maine Turnpike must exit at or before Exit 53(West Falmouth) and may re-enter for northbound travel at Exit 63 (Gray).
63 – 48 Gray – Portland Vehicles and loads over 10’ wide traveling Southbound on the Maine Turnpike must exit at or before Exit 63 (Gray) and may re-enter for southbound travel at Exit 48 (Portland). This restriction will remain in place until further notice. Northbound vehicles will not be restricted at this time.
79 – 81 Lewiston North and southbound traffic is reduced to a single lane due to interchange construction at Exit 80. 
80 Lewiston Vehicles and loads over 13’ wide traveling Northbound on the Maine Turnpike must exit at Exit 80 in Lewiston and may re-enter for northbound travel on the Exit 80 Northbound entering ramp.
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 3, 4, 5 and 6 will be closed until further notice.
 
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