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Maine Turnpike Authority announces changes to highway maintenance vehicles

11/19/2019Flashing green lights will be added to 17 new snowplows on turnpike this winter

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Maine Turnpike complete list of scheduled traffic interruptions for week of November 3rd

11/1/2019 Interruptions include mainline stoppages, overnight ramp and local road closures

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Overnight closures of Warren Avenue and turnpike mainline stoppages (10/30 & 10/31)

10/28/2019 Necessary for removal of structural steel on turnpike mainline bridges at Mile 49

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Overnight traffic stops scheduled for October 29 near Mile 45 on turnpike

10/28/2019 Traffic entering at Exit 45 southbound to be held during stoppages needed for CMP pole relocation

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Nightly closures of Exit 45 Southbound next week

10/16/2019 Closures necessary to reset barrier on the Exit 45 bridge
 

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Travel Advisory Exit 44 in Scarborough

9/12/2019 Nightly closures of Exit 44 in Scarborough to occur next week
Plaza to be closed nightly to complete final surface paving 

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MTA annual Labor Day tradition continues into its seventeenth year

8/28/2019 Officials anticipate record number of travelers over the holiday weekend

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Shaker Hill Rd (Route 26) in Gray to Close on August 7

7/29/2019 14-day closure needed to raise bridge over the Maine Turnpike
 

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UPDATED - Exit 45 southbound off-ramp to be closed Tuesday night for installation of traffic control devices

7/22/2019 Due to rain in the forecast for tonight, the closure has been moved to Tuesday evening

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Construction of final Open Road Tolling Plaza on Pike has begun

7/2/2019 Scheduled completion of ORT at I-295 Plaza in West Gardiner is late 2021
 

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Exit 52 southbound off-ramp in Falmouth to be closed overnight Tuesday

7/1/2019

Closure required to repair guardrail damaged in tractor trailer crash last week

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Turnpike officials expecting steady traffic leading up to the 4th of July

6/27/2019 Authority anticipates an 1.3% increase in traffic over last year’s 4th of July travel

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Overnight closure of northbound off-ramp at Exit 75 in Auburn scheduled for June 23rd

6/18/2019 ​Milling and paving of ramp to occur between 8:00 PM on Sunday, June 23rd to 6:00 AM on Monday, June 24th

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Nightly closures of Exit 44 in Scarborough to occur next week

6/13/2019 Closures to occur for four nights to facilitate demolition of old toll plaza

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Maine Turnpike Announces Opening of Fourth Highway Speed Toll Facility (Exit 44 in Scarborough)

6/4/2019 Construction will continue as old plaza set to be demolished week of June 17

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Increase in Memorial Day Weekend Traffic Expected on Turnpike

5/23/2019 MTA  Reminds Drivers to Drive Safely Through Work Zones

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Exit 47 Nighttime Ramp Closures Scheduled

5/16/2019 Ramps will be closed for milling and paving

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Exit 47 Nighttime Ramp Closures Scheduled-CANCELED

5/10/2019 Maintenance to be Done by MTA

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Exit 47 Nighttime Ramp Closures Scheduled

4/26/2019 Guardrail Maintenance to be Done by MTA
 

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UPDATED Kittery Ramp to be Closed April 24

4/22/2019 Guardrail Maintenance to be Done by MTA

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The Maine Turnpike Authority to honor Gold Star heroes

3/22/2019 MTA to host The Summit Project’s Honor Case through mid-May

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Maine Turnpike Authority Earns Safety Award from Maine Department of Labor

1/28/2019

Maine Turnpike Authority Earns Safety Award from Maine Department of Labor

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Nighttime stoppages on Turnpike mainline scheduled for this week

12/3/2018 Exit 44 Ramp to be closed tonight (12/3) from 10 PM to 5 AM with mainline stoppages
Intermittent closures at Exit 75 southbound on and off ramps on Wednesday evening (12/5)

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York Toll Projected Awarded

10/18/2018 Long-Awaited York Toll Plaza Replacement Project Awarded Today
Reed & Reed awarded $39.5 million project that will begin this fall
 

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Temporary ramp closures at Exit 47 and Exit 48 tonight

9/20/2018 One exit to remain open while the other is closed to facilitate paving operations

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Stoppages on Turnpike to occur overnight in two locations this week

9/11/2018 Mainline stoppages at mile 59.9 in Gray and southbound ramp closure at Exit 103 in West Gardiner

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E-ZPASS Now Accepted on CFX Toll Roads

8/31/2018 Central Florida Expressway Authority (CFX) will be First in Florida to Accept E-ZPass
 

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Driving Gets E-Z on September 1

8/1/2018 Central Florida Expressway Authority First in Florida to Accept E-ZPass

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Exit 44 Open Road Tolling (ORT) Project - Traffic Pattern Change

7/26/2018 I-295 Southbound traffic to shift into new ORT lanes before tomorrow's morning commute

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Overnight Stoppages at Mile 60 in Gray on Turnpike Monday and Tuesday

7/16/2018 Up to 25-minute stoppages on July 16 and July 17 for removal of structural steel
 

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Court Upholds York Toll Plaza Permits

7/6/2018Barring Further Legal Delays, Construction Expected to Start This Fall

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Turnpike Officials Expect Upcoming Holiday Traffic to Begin Tomorrow

6/28/2018 Authority anticipates an 1.4% increase in traffic over last year’s 4th of July travel

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Weymouth Road Bridge in Gray to be closed for construction beginning June 28

6/27/2018 Bridge will be closed to traffic for eight weeks
 

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Dutton Hill Bridge in Gray to be closed for construction beginning June 22

6/21/2018 Bridge will be closed to traffic until mid-November

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I-95 Exit 1 Southbound On Ramp to Close Tuesday, May 29 for Dennett Road Bridge Project

5/26/2018 Exit 1 northbound and southbound will remain closed until June 22, 2018

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Increase in Memorial Day Weekend Traffic Expected on Turnpike

5/24/2018 Road Trip Games Guide available to weekend travelers

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Worker Safety Memorial Unveiled

4/26/2018 Today the Maine Turnpike Authority unveiled a memorial dedicated to its employees whose lives were taken while in performance of their duties.

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Southbound Departing Ramp at Exit 32 in Biddeford Closed Tonight

4/12/2018 10:00 PM on Thursday, April 12 to 5:00 AM on Friday, April 13

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