Maine Department of Transportation


Drainage Project in Downtown Camden, Maine, to Conclude in 2021

A Maine Department of Transportation (MaineDOT) project to improve drainage and sidewalks in downtown Camden is under way on the Public Landing and harbor walkway connecting to Main Street. The state agency has provided oversight of the infrastructure upgrades in the town, situated on Penobscot Bay....


Nine I-95 Bridges Being Rebuilt or Repaired in Hampden, Maine

An effort to rebuild and rehab a total of nine deteriorating bridges along four miles of Maine's portion of Interstate 95 currently is under way, with a completion set for late 2022. The Hampden Bridge Bundle Project, valued at $44.7 million, consists of four northbound/southbound bridge pairs at four different sites along Interstate 95 between Exit 174 and Exit 180 in Maine's mid-south near Bangor....


Maine Uses Design-Build Approach for Nine Spans Over Four-Mi. Stretch

Dump truck drivers will be busy in the coming months on a bridge project in Hampden, Maine. Their task: hauling 160,000 cu. yds. of fill material for the replacement of eight bridges and repair of one on I-95 just south of Bangor....


Beset By Funding Challenges, Maine Releases New Plan

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....


Working Together: DOTs Collaborate on Piscataqua River Bridge Project

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....


DOT Ramps Up Roadside Brush Management Across Maine

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....


Maine Provides I-95, Piscataqua River Bridge Construction Update

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....


MaineDOT Addresses High Costs With Revised Schedule

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....


Bridge, Roadwork Construction Under Way in Fryeburg

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....


Veranda Street Bridge Replacement Project Public

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....


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