Travel Alerts

speed Alert

Posted on December 5 at 8:54 AM

At the request of the Maine State Police, speed limits on the Maine Turnpike from New Hampshire line (Mile 0) to Exit 53 in Falmouth have been reduced to 45 MPH due to snow. Motorists on the Turnpike are asked drive safely, and stay tuned to broadcasts on 1610 AM for the most up to date information. This message will be updated as conditions change.
Additional Information
Overlimits are prohibted until speeds are restored to posted normal.

Updated on 12/5/2016 at 10:07 AM
At the request of the Maine State Police, speed limits on the Maine Turnpike from New Hampshire line (Mile 0) to the New Gloucester Barrier Toll at Mile 67 have been reduced to 45 MPH due to snow. Motorists on the Turnpike are asked drive safely, and stay tuned to broadcasts on 1610 AM for the most up to date information. This message will be updated as conditions change.

Additional Information:
Speeds are now reduced from Kittery to New Gloucester Toll/Mile 67. Overlimits are prohibted until speeds are restored to posted normal.

Updated on 12/5/2016 at 10:20 AM
At the request of the Maine State Police, speed limits on the Maine Turnpike from New Hampshire line (Mile 0) to the end of the Maine Turnpike at Mile 109 have been reduced to 45 MPH due to snow. Motorists on the Turnpike are asked drive safely, and stay tuned to broadcasts on 1610 AM for the most up to date information. This message will be updated as conditions change.

Additional Information:
Speeds are now reduced from Kittery to Augusta. Overlimits are prohibted until speeds are restored to posted normal.




crash Alert

Posted on December 5 at 11:09 AM

Motorists traveling southbound on the Maine Turnpike are being advised of a motor vehicle crash. The crash occurred between Exit 63 in Gray and Exit 53 in Falmouth. Motorists should expect moderate delays between Exit 63 in Gray and Exit 53 in Falmouth. Please use caution and stay alert while traveling through this area. This message will be updated as conditions change.
Additional Information
Crash at mile 62 south, left lane is blocked. Expect delays.

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Weekly Construction Advisories

The Weekly Construction Advisories are intended to provide general information about scheduled construction projects for the upcoming week. This schedule of lane closures may change due to weather conditions or other unanticipated events. Immediate traffic information is now available on this Web Site. If you see a flashing "Traffic Alert", click on it immediately for urgent travel information.

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Week of December 4, 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
1 - 2.5 Kittery 12/7 – 12/8 North and southbound lane closure from 9 PM to 6 am for bridge maintenance.
53 Falmouth 12/7 – 12/8 Intermittent traffic stops of up to 5 minutes in duration are scheduled between the hours of 9 am and 10 am due to construction at the Exit 53 Toll Plaza.
63 Gray 12/5 – 12/9 North and southbound lane closure from 6:30 am to 5 pm for construction on the Exit 63 interchange and demolition of the Exit 63 Interchange bridge. 
106 Farmingdale 12/5 – 12/9 North and southbound lane closure from 6:30 am to 4 pm for bridge construction.
 
 
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 46 East Portland Vehicles and loads over 10’ wide will not be permitted to ENTER the Maine Turnpike at the
Jetport East/Exit 46 East Toll for northbound travel. Vehicles exiting the Turnpike on the northbound side will not be impacted.
FS 2 Falmouth East and westbound lane closure at the Falmouth Exit 52 Toll until construction on the open road toll lanes is complete.
Exit 53 Falmouth The lane 2, EZ pass lane, will be closed from 9 am to 3 pm Monday through Friday for toll construction.

 


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