Maine


Reconstruction Begins On Century-Old Border Crossing Span Over St. John River

The 100-year-old Madawaska/Edmundston International Bridge, which serves as a border crossing between Maine and Canada, is being reconstructed. Work began in April on the project that should be completed in 2025....


Maine Begins Work On Interchange

The reconstruction of the Exit 45 Interchange on the Maine Turnpike I-95 in South Portland began on March 19 after the initial pre-load of the site was completed at the end of December 2020. CPM Contractors, Freeport, Maine, is the lead contractor on the $28 million reconstruction and Sargent Corporation, Old Town, Maine, was the contractor on the pre-load project, which had a budget of $14,792,753....


USM to See Its 'Ugly' Law School Building Demolished

The University of Southern Maine's School of Law building, at the intersection of Brighton Avenue, Deering Avenue and Falmouth Street in Portland, will be demolished and replaced with a more modern facility at the same site on campus....


New England's $950M Clean Energy Project

Work on a $950 million project to bring clean energy to New England began three months ago and crews have already set a handful of the nearly 1,000 structures involved. The New England Clean Energy Connect (NECEC) project runs 145 mi....


U.S.-Canada Border Closure May Affect Start of International Bridge Replacement

Construction on two large federal infrastructure projects are scheduled to get going in Maine's most northern community this summer. A long-planned effort to rebuild the Madawaska/Edmundston International Bridge across the Saint John River from Madawaska, Maine, to Edmunston, New Brunswick, along with the new U.S....


Work to Step Up on Building Long-Awaited Roundabout in Portland, Maine

Construction soon will move into high gear on a long-awaited roundabout project in Portland, Maine, disrupting traffic flow at the intersection of Deering Avenue, Brighton Avenue and Falmouth Street. Work initially began in May 2020 on the heavily traveled corridor near the University of Maine School of Law....


New Construction Will Extend Brewer, Maine's Popular Riverfront Trail

Visitors to Brewer's Riverwalk will be able to extend their trips along the path in a couple of years, with the Maine Department of Transportation (MaineDOT) announcing that a 300-yard extension to the mile-long trail is in the works....


Maine Turnpike's $28M Rebuild of Key Portland Interchange Kicks Off

The Maine Turnpike Authority (MTA) is starting construction on one of its most expensive transportation projects in years, a $28 million rebuild of the Exit 45 interchange. The heavily traveled turnpike exit facilitates the movement of traffic in and around the congested Maine Mall in South Portland....


Waterville, Maine, Starting $11.2M Downtown Realization Project

A long-anticipated $11.27 million project in Waterville, Maine, to change the traffic pattern on Main and Front streets and improve sidewalks and intersections is planned to start March 15. The work will kick off with the removal of islands at the intersection of Bridge, Water, Main and Front streets....


UMaine Unveils 'Transformative' $110M Athletic Facilities Plan

The University of Maine unveiled its transformative $110 million athletic facilities master plan in February, due to the generosity of the late businessman Harold Alfond. The initiative honors Alfond's legacy of support for Maine education and athletics by providing modern facilities for all 17 varsity programs at the state's only Division 1 athletic program and improving the overall UMaine student experience....






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