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Week of July 5, 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.
48 Toll Portland Due to construction at the Exit 48 Toll Plaza in Portland, lane 4 will be closed until further notice.
Lane 3 will be closed 8 am to 2 pm Monday through Wednesday, and from 8 am to 12 pm on Thursday.
48 – 63 Portland – Gray 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 Northbound on the Maine Turnpike must exit at or before Exit 48 (Westbrook) and may re-enter for northbound travel at Exit 63 (Gray).  This restriction will remain in effect until further notice.
-          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(Westbrook).  This restriction will remain in effect until further notice.
Route 9 Falmouth Effective Thursday, June 18th, due to bridge construction on the Route 9/Middle Road Bridge in Falmouth, there will be a restriction for wide loads (over 11’wide) on Route 9 as follows:
Vehicles and loads over 11’ wide will not be permitted on Route 9/Middle Road in Falmouth between Bucknam Road and the Route 9 (Longwoods Road)/Middle Road intersection 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 traveling North or Southbound on the Maine Turnpike are prohibited from exiting at Exit 52 (Falmouth Spur Exit).  This restriction will remain in effect until further notice.
-Vehicles and loads over 10’ wide will not be permitted to travel East or 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.
71 - 72 New Gloucester A north and southbound lane closure will be in place until further notice for bridge repairs on the Bald Hill Road Bridge.
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. 
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.
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 1, 2, 7 and 8 will be closed until further notice.
 
 
 
Weeklong Activities
Mile Marker City/Town Dates Closure Details
19 – 44 Wells – Scarborough 07/06 – 07/10 North and southbound rolling lane closures from 7 am to 3 pm for road striping.
25 – 37 Kennebunk – Saco 07/06 – 07/09 Rolling and fixed lane closures from 7:30 am to 3 pm daily for sweeping and guard rail repairs.
45 South Portland 07/06 – 07/08 Northbound lane closure from 8 pm to 6 am for bridge work on the Exit 45 Interchange bridge.
51 Portland 07/06 – 07/09 Northbound lane closure from 7 pm to 7 am nightly for bridge work on the Riverside St Bridge.
51 – 55 Portland – Falmouth 07/06 – 07/09 North and southbound lane closures from 8 pm to 6 am nightly for pavement rehabilitation.
56 – 57 Falmouth 07/07 – 07/09 Northbound lane closure from 9 am to 3 pm for guardrail work.
FS 3.8 Falmouth 07/07 – 07/10 East and westbound lane closures on the Falmouth Spur from 6 am to 6 pm for bridge work.
68 - 75 New Gloucester – Auburn 07/07 – 07/10 North and southbound lane closures from 6 am to 6 pm for guard rail improvements and pavement rehabilitation.
99 West Gardiner 07/07 – 07/10 North and southbound lane closures from 6:30 am to 4:30 pm for bridge work on the Lunts Hill Road Bridge. 
 
Daily Activities
 
 
Monday, July 6, 2015
Mile Marker City/Town Closure Details
46 Portland Due to paving, the Exit 46 southbound on and off ramps will be closed from 7:30 pm to 5: 30 am. (Rain dates are 7/8 and 7/9)
 
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Mile Marker City/Town Closure Details
46 Portland Due to paving, the Exit 46 northbound on and off ramps will be closed from 7 pm to 5: 30 am. (Rain dates are 7/8 and 7/9)
 
Thursday, July 9, 2015
Mile Marker City/Town Closure Details
9 – 11 York North and southbound lane closure from 8 pm to 7 am for road maintenance operations.
 

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