Maine Department of Transportation

The Maine Department of Transportation has released the 2020 Edition of its Three-Year Work Plan. This Work Plan includes all capital projects and programs, maintenance and operations activities, planning initiatives, and administrative functions for calendar years 2020, 2021, and 2022.

Crews working on a $53 million bridge repair over a New England river are getting a big assist from a piece of equipment never before used in Maine. Working in collaboration with the New Hampshire Department of Transportation (NHDOT), the Maine DOT (MDOT) is repairing the I-95 bridge over the Piscataqua River.

The Maine Department of Transportation has begun controlling brush along selected state roads. This is part of an ongoing, integrated approach that includes mowing, hand removal or the use of herbicides to control roadside vegetation. When controlled, roadside trees are easy to maintain.

The Maine Department of Transportation began making traffic changes to accommodate work on the I-95 Piscataqua River bridge, Maine's vital connection to New Hampshire and the rest of New England. The I-95 Exit 1 southbound on-ramp at Dennett Road in Kittery will be closed to facilitate construction activities.

The Maine Department of Transportation (MaineDOT) is revising its construction advertising schedule as part of its efforts to reconcile surging construction costs with available funding. "[In early May], we announced that we were making a course correction.

The Maine Department of Transportation is conducting road reconstruction and bridge replacement work along Route 302 in Fryeburg. The work begins at the New Hampshire state line and runs for more than four miles along Route 302, skipping a mile and a half of Fryeburg's downtown business district.

The Maine Department of Transportation held a public workshop in Portland on April 30 to discuss the upcoming I-295 Veranda Street Bridge Replacement Project. This is part of an ongoing effort to engage the public. The purpose of this workshop was to solicit meaningful public input and feedback regarding project design and implementation.

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Maine Department of Transportation commissioner is warning that higher-than-expected bids will mean tens of millions of dollars in cuts on road work. Transportation Commissioner Bruce Van Note recently told lawmakers he's already had to reject three projects.

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) The federal government said the Maine Department of Transportation will receive more than $900,000 to pay for the cost of debris removal necessitated by a severe fall storm in 2017. The Federal Emergency Management Agency is providing the Maine DOT with $926,980 for costs incurred during the storm and flooding, which happened from Oct.

Over the past 20 months, the Maine Department of Transportation (MaineDOT), the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and a local Bridge Advisory Committee have reviewed alternatives for the renewal of the Route 175 crossing over the Salt Pond in Blue Hill.

The University of Vermont in collaboration with the University of Maine and others will create a highly-competitive University Transportation Center (UTC) called the Transportation Infrastructure Durability Center (TIDC). TIDC aims to help save taxpayer dollars by extending the life of our transportation assets, including bridges, roads and rail.