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Week of September 16, 2018


The weekly travel forecast provides 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.
 
Weekly and Daily Activities
Mile Marker City/Town Dates Closure Details
14.8 Ogunquit 9/18
 
 
 
9/16 – 9/21
Intermittent trooper-assisted traffic stops are scheduled north and southbound between the hours of 10 PM and 2 AM for bridge construction.  Expect stopped traffic in the area.
 
North and southbound lane closures from 6 PM to 1 PM for bridge maintenance operations.  Speed limit reduced to 55 MPH.
20 – 37 Wells – Saco 9/17 – 9/20 North and southbound lane closures from 6:30 AM to 4:30 PM for guard rail repairs.  Speed limit reduced to 60 MPH.
42 – 44 Scarborough 9/17 – 9/21 North and southbound shoulder closures from 9 AM to 6 PM for sign installations. 
Exit 44 Toll Scarborough 9/17 – 9/19 Northbound lane closure on I-295 just east of the Exit 44 Toll from 7 AM to 4 PM.  Speed limit reduced to 45 MPH.
44 – 49.3 Scarborough – Portland 9/16 – 9/20 North and southbound lane closures from 6 PM to 6 AM for paving.  Speed limit reduced to 50 MPH.
47 - 48 Portland 9/20 Due to paving, the Exit 47 and 48 ramps will be closed intermittently between the hours of 8 PM and 1 AM.  Motorists should observe posted variable message board signs in the area for the most up to date closure information.
                   59.9     Cumberland     9/17 – 9/20
 
 
 
9/21
 
 
North and southbound lane closures from 6:30 AM to 5 PM for bridge construction on Dutton Hill Road overpass.  Speed limit reduced to 60 MPH.
 
North and southbound lane closures from 6:30 AM to 3:00 PM for bridge construction.  Speed limit reduced to 60 MPH.
66.2 Gray 9/17 – 9/21 North and southbound lane closures from 6 AM to 5 PM for bridge construction on Weymouth Road Bridge.  (Lane closures on Friday will be removed by 3 PM.) Speed limit reduced to 60 MPH.
74 – 80 Auburn/Lewiston 9/17 – 9/21
 
North and southbound lane closures from 6 AM to 6 PM for paving.  Speed limit reduced to 60 MPH.  (Northbound closures on Friday will be removed by 3 PM.)
101 – 103 West Gardiner 9/21
 
 
 
9/19 - 9/21
Intermittent trooper-assisted traffic stops are scheduled north and southbound between the hours of 12 AM and 4 AM for bridge construction.  Expect stopped traffic in the area.
Northbound and southbound lane closures from 7 PM to 7 AM.  Speed limit reduced to 55 MPH.
103 West Gardiner 9/17 – 9/21 North and southbound lane closures from 6 AM to 5 PM.  Speed limit reduced to 60 MPH.  Ramp speed limit reduced to 40 MPH.
 
 
Ongoing Activities, until further notice:
 
Mile Marker City/Town Closure Details
25 Kennebunk Beginning Tuesday, September 4, the rear parking area at the Kennebunk southbound service plaza will be closed to trucks and passenger vehicles for the purpose of replacing the fuel system.  The diesel pumps will still be open and accessible during this time.  Vehicles should observe posted signage when entering the service plaza for further instructions regarding parking.
Exit 44 Scarborough Lane 5 northbound at the Exit 44 Toll closed until further notice for construction
 
63 – 80 Gray – Lewiston Overlimit Restriction: Vehicles and loads over 10’ wide traveling northbound on the Maine Turnpike will be required to exit the turnpike at Exit 63 and may re-enter the Turnpike at Exit 80. This restriction will be in effect until further notice.
80 - 63 Lewiston - Gray Overlimit Restriction: Vehicles and loads over 10’ wide traveling Southbound on the Maine Turnpike will be required to exit the turnpike at Exit 80 and may re-enter the Turnpike at Exit 63. This restriction will be in effect until further notice
 
 
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