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Weekly Construction Advisories

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Week of September 14, 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 starting September 2.
 
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.  There will be no restriction for wide loads entering to travel Southbound.
46 Toll Portland Due to toll system improvements at the Exit 46/Jetport West (Southbound) Toll located 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 Jetport West (Exit 46 Southbound) Toll.  This restriction will be in place until further notice.
48 Toll Portland Due to construction at the Exit 48 (Portland/Westbrook) Toll, lane 2 will be closed until further notice. 
53 - 63 Falmouth - Gray Effective Sunday, September 21, due to road construction between mile 57 and 59 northbound, there will be a restriction for wide loads (over 10’ wide) on the Maine Turnpike as follows:  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).  This restriction will remain in place until further notice.
 
78 – 81 Lewiston North and southbound traffic is reduced to a single lane due to bridge construction on the Androscoggin River Bridge and interchange work at Exit 80. 
82 Lewiston Due to culvert repairs at mile 82 northbound, the right lane will be closed until further notice.
102 – 109 West Gardiner – Augusta Due to road construction on the northern end of the Maine Turnpike, there will be a restriction for wide loads (over 10’ wide) on the Maine Turnpike and Interstate 295 as follows:
Vehicles and loads over 10’ wide traveling Northbound on the Maine Turnpike must exit at or before Exit 102 (West Gardiner) and may re-enter for northbound travel at Exit 109 (Augusta).  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 109 (Augusta) and may re-enter for southbound travel at Exit 102 (West Gardiner).This restriction will remain in place until further notice.
Vehicles and loads over 10’ wide traveling Northbound on Interstate 295 must exit at or before Exit 51 (West Gardiner) and may re-enter for northbound travel at Exit 109 (Augusta).  This restriction will remain in place until further notice.
 
 
Weeklong Activities
Mile Marker City/Town Dates Closure Details
25 – 37 Kennebunk – Saco 09/15 – 09/19 North and southbound lane closures from 7 am to 3 pm for guard rail repairs.
46 – 47 Portland 09/14 – 09/18 North and southbound lane closures from 5 pm to 7 am for bridge work on the Stroudwater River and Maine Central Railroad Bridges.
50 - 51 Portland 09/14 – 09/19 North and southbound lane closures from 6 pm to 7 am for bridge work on the Forest Avenue and Riverside Street bridges.
Northbound lane closure from 9 am to 2 pm daily for guard rail work.
55 – 59 Falmouth 09/15 – 09/19 North and southbound lane closures from 5:30 am to 3 pm for pavement rehabilitation and median work.
61 Gray 09/15 – 09/17 Northbound lane closure from 7 am to 3:30 pm for guard rail repairs.
82 Lewiston 09/15 – 09/19 Southbound lane closure from 6 am to 4 pm for culvert repairs.
96 Litchfield 09/15 – 09/17 North and southbound lane closures from 6 am to 6 pm for culvert work.
101 West Gardiner 09/15 – 09/19 North and southbound lane closures from 6 am to 6 pm for bridge work on the Route 126 Bridge.
106.9 Hallowell 09/15 – 09/19 North and southbound lane closures from 6 am to 6 pm for bridge construction on the Litchfield Road Bridge.
109 - 102 West Gardiner - Augusta 09/16 – 09/19 North and southbound lane closures from 6 am to 6 pm for pavement rehabilitation.
 
 
 
Daily Activities
 
Sunday, September 14, 2014
Mile Marker City/Town Closure Details
80 Lewiston The Exit 80 southbound departing ramp will be closed from 8 pm to 5 am for paving.
102 – 109 West Gardiner – Augusta North and southbound lane closures from 6 pm to 6 am for pavement rehabilitation.
 
Monday, September 15, 2014
Mile Marker City/Town Closure Details
45 – 53 South Portland – Falmouth North and southbound rolling lane closures from 9 pm to 5 am for road marking operations.
53 – 63 Falmouth – Gray North and southbound rolling lane closures from 8 am to 3 pm for road marking operations.
80 Lewiston The Exit 80 southbound departing ramp will be closed from 8 pm to 5 am for paving.
 
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Mile Marker City/Town Closure Details
45 – 53 South Portland – Falmouth North and southbound rolling lane closures from 9 pm to 5 am for road marking operations.
53 – 63 Gray North and southbound rolling lane closures from 8 am to 3 pm for road marking operations.
80 Lewiston The Exit 80 southbound entering ramp will be closed from 10 pm to 5 am for paving.
93 Litchfield Southbound lane closure from 7:30 am to 3 pm for shoulder repairs.
 
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Mile Marker City/Town Closure Details
7 - 8 York Northbound lane closure from 8 am to 12 pm for pavement repairs.
80 Lewiston The Exit 80 southbound entering ramp will be closed from 10 pm to 5 am for paving.
104 Farmingdale Northbound lane closure from 7:30 am to 3 pm for shoulder repairs.
 
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Mile Marker City/Town Closure Details
80 Lewiston The Exit 80 southbound entering ramp will be closed from 10 pm to 5 am for paving.
 
 
Friday, September 19, 2014
Mile Marker City/Town Closure Details
80 Lewiston The Exit 80 southbound entering ramp will be closed from 10 pm to 5 am for paving.


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