Travel Alerts

Crash Alert

Posted on November 28 at 4:54 PM

Motorists traveling Northbound on the Maine Turnpike are being advised of a motor vehicle crash. The crash occurred between Exit 7 in York and Exit 19 in Wells. Motorists should expect minor delays between Exit 7 in York and Exit 19 in Wells. Please use caution and stay alert while traveling through this area. This message will be updated as conditions change.
Additional Information
Motor vehicle crash at mile 16.5 north, use caution, emergency vehicles at the scene.

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Week of November 23, 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
19 Toll Wells Due to construction at the Exit 19 Toll Plaza in Wells, lane 2 will be closed until further notice.
 
Due to toll system improvements at the Exit 19 Toll Plaza in Wells, there will be a restriction for wide loads (over 10’ wide) on the Maine Turnpike as follows:
Vehicles and loads over 10’ wide intending to travel Northbound will not be permitted to enter the Maine Turnpike at the Wells Toll (Exit 19).  This restriction will remain in place until further notice. 
Vehicles and loads over 10’ wide traveling Northbound or Southbound will not permitted to exit at the Wells Toll (Exit 19).  This restriction will remain in place until further notice.
48 Toll Portland Due to toll system improvements at the Exit 48 Toll Plaza 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 Portland/Westbrook (Exit 48) Toll.  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. 
 
 
 
 
 
Weeklong Activities
Mile Marker City/Town Dates Closure Details
31 Biddeford 11/24 – 11/25 Northbound lane closures from 7 am to 3 pm for pavement repairs.
106.9 Hallowell 11/24 – 11/25 Southbound lane closure from 6:30 am to 4 pm for bridge work on the Litchfield Road overpass.
 
 
 
Daily Activities
 
Monday, November 24,  2014
Mile Marker City/Town Closure Details
50 Portland North and southbound lane closure from 8 am to 3 pm; and 6 pm to 10 pm for bridge construction on the Forest Ave Bridge.
 
 
Tuesday, November 25,  2014
Mile Marker City/Town Closure Details
56 – 55 Falmouth Southbound lane closure from 9 am to 3 pm for bridge work on the Piscataqua River Bridge.
70 – 68 New Gloucester Southbound lane closure from 8:30 am to 3 pm for road maintenance operations.
74 Auburn Southbound lane closure from 7:30 am to 10 am for road maintenance operations.
 
 

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