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Weekly Construction Advisories

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Week of May 24, 2020


Weekly and Daily Activities
Mile Marker City/Town Dates Closure Details
0 Kittery 5/26 – 5/28 The right lane northbound will be closed from 5:30 AM May 26 until 4 PM May 28 for construction on the Piscataqua River Bridge.
0 Kittery 5/26 – 5/29 The right lane southbound will be closed from 5:30 AM May 26 until 4 PM May 29 for construction on the Piscataqua River Bridge.
7.5 York 5/26 – 5/29 Northbound left lane closure from 6 AM to 6 PM for construction on York Toll. Speed limit reduced to 50 MPH.
10 York 5/26 – 5/29 Southbound left lane closure from 6 AM to 6 PM for construction on York Toll. Speed limit reduced to 50 MPH.
35 – 42 Saco – Scarborough 5/26 – 5/28 Southbound center and right lane closures from 5:30 PM to 6:30 AM for road construction.  Speed limit reduced to 50 MPH.
Exit 44 Scarborough 5/26 – 5/27 North and southbound ramp closures at Exit 44 from 7 AM to 4 PM for street sweeping.
44.2 Scarborough 5/26 – 5/28 Southbound right lane closure from 9 AM to 2 PM for barrier placement. Speed limit reduced to 50 MPH.
44.2 Scarborough 5/26 – 5/29 Northbound left and center lane closures from 10 PM to 6 AM for barrier placement. Speed limit reduced to 50 MPH.
44.6 Scarborough 5/26 – 5/27 Southbound lane closure from 6 PM to 10 PM for bridge work. Speed limit reduced to 50 MPH.
45.8 South Portland 5/27 Intermittent trooper assisted traffic stops up to 20 minutes in duration between 10 PM and 5 AM on May 27, north and southbound at mile 45.8 for utility work. Rain date: 5/28.
48 Portland 5/26 – 5/29 North and southbound right lane closures from 7 AM to 3 PM for bridge work.
I-495 (Falmouth Spur) –
I-295
Falmouth 5/26 The ramp from the Falmouth Spur (I-495) to I-295 NB and Route 1 SB will be closed from 5:30 AM to 7 PM due to MEDOT construction on I-295. Detours via Route 1 will be in place.
I-495 (Falmouth Spur) –
I-295
Falmouth 5/27 The ramp from the Falmouth Spur to Route 1 NB, and the ramp from Route 1 NB to the Falmouth Spur will be closed from 5:30 AM to 7 PM due to MEDOT construction on I-295. Detours via Route 1 SB will be in place.
I-495 (Falmouth Spur) –
I-295
Falmouth 5/28 The ramp from Route 1 SB to the Falmouth Spur will be closed from 5:30 AM to 7 PM due to MEDOT construction on I-295. Detours via Route 1 will be in place.
I-495 (Falmouth Spur) –
I-295
Falmouth 5/28 Exit 11 SB from I-295 to the Falmouth Spur will be closed due to MEDOT construction on I-295. Detours via Exit 10/Bucknam Rd and Route 1 will be in place.
61.5 Gray 5/28 Northbound right lane closure from 6 AM to 2:30 PM for guardrail repair. Speed limit reduced to 60 MPH.
63 Gray 5/29 Northbound left lane closure from 6 AM to 2:30 PM for guardrail repair. Speed limit reduced to 60 MPH.
67 New Gloucester 5/26 The northbound ORT lanes at the New Gloucester barrer toll will be closed from 9 AM to 5 PM for road maintenance operations. Rain date: 5/27
72 – 75 New Gloucester – Auburn 5/26 – 5/27 North and southbound lane closures from 6 AM to 2:30 Pm for bridge inspections. Speed limit reduced to 60 MPH.
77 Auburn 5/28 Northbound right lane closure from 6 AM to 2:30 PM for road maintenance operations. Speed limit reduced to 60 MPH.
103 West Gardiner 5/18 – 5/22 North and southbound lane closures from 7 AM to 5 PM for construction on the Exit 103 interchange bridge. Speed limit reduced to 60 MPH.
 
Long Term Projects
 
Mile Marker City/Town Closure Details
0.7 Kittery Beginning June 18, 2019 The Exit 1 southbound entering ramp in Kittery will be closed due to construction on the Piscataqua River Bridge.
0.7 Kittery Beginning October 24, 2019 The Exit 1 northbound off ramp in Kittery will be closed due to construction on the Piscataqua River Bridge.
44 Scarborough Northbound lane shift at mile 44.6 at the Cummings Road Bridge Project until further notice.
Exit 45 South Portland Overlimit Restriction: Vehicles and loads over 12’ wide will not be permitted to EXIT the Maine Turnpike at Exit 45 southbound.
46 – 49 Portland North and southbound lane shift mile 46 and 49 until further notice for construction on the Pan Am Railroad, Stroudwater and Warren Avenue Bridges.
Exit 86 – Exit 103 Sabattus – West Gardiner Overlimit Restriction: Vehicles and loads over 13’ wide traveling northbound on the Maine Turnpike will be required to exit the Turnpike at Exit 86 in Sabattus, and may re-enter the Turnpike for northbound travel at Exit 103 in West Gardiner.  This restriction will remain in effect until further notice.
99 West Gardiner North and southbound lane shift/single lane traffic at mile 99 due for construction on Cobbososeecontee Stream Bridge.
100 West Gardiner Beginning on April 6, 2020 the northbound Open Road Tolling lane at the West Gardiner Barrier Toll will be closed until further notice for upgrade work.
100 West Gardiner Beginning on April 22, 2020 the southbound Open Road Tolling lane at the West Gardiner Barrier Toll will be closed until further notice for upgrade work.
Exit 102 – Exit 103 West Gardiner Overlimit Restriction: Vehicles and loads over 10’ wide traveling northbound on the Maine Turnpike will be required to exit the Turnpike at Exit 102 in West Gardiner, and may re-enter the Turnpike for northbound travel at Exit 103 in West Gardiner. This restriction will remain in effect until further notice.
Exit 102 – Exit 103 West Gardiner Overlimit Restriction: Vehicles and loads over 10’ wide traveling southbound on the Maine Turnpike will be required to exit the Turnpike at Exit 103 in West Gardiner, and may re-enter the Turnpike for southbound travel at Exit 102 in West Gardiner. This restriction will remain in effect until further notice.