Stories about Maine Department of Transportation


Brewer-Orrington road work starts Sunday night

on June 22, 2012, at 4:02 p.m.
Crews work on framing up the last few concrete forms inside Alfond Arena in Orono during a project last year.

New Alfond Way to connect University of Maine athletic facilities

By Pete Warner on June 04, 2012, at 9:03 p.m.

Hadlock Field area to get road improvements

The Associated Press on May 10, 2012, at 11:19 a.m.

Residents unhappy with lack of answers on I-395-Route 9 connector

By Dawn Gagnon on May 02, 2012, at 11:23 p.m.
A sinkhole shut down parts of Old County Road in Rockland Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010.

If your roads are ugly, MBTA wants to read about it

By Nick Sambides Jr. on April 08, 2012, at 6:13 p.m.
Fort Knox is reflected in the Penobscot River looking from Bucksport  in the fall of 2010.

Deal in the works to privatize operations of Fort Knox

By Abigail Curtis on April 06, 2012, at 3:40 p.m.

Maine Department of Transportation ad poking fun at Islesboro mistakenly published in BDN

By Eric Russell on March 28, 2012, at 1:40 p.m.
A van-pool program that is a service of GoMaine will be phased out by May 1, according to the Maine Department of Transportation.

DOT will discontinue van-pool service, hopes private firm picks up slack

By Eric Russell on Feb. 27, 2012, at 2:58 p.m.

Searsport to receive state’s largest marine crane

The Associated Press on Feb. 10, 2012, at 5:24 a.m.
Jimmy McLaughlin, yard loader for the City of Bangor Public Works on Maine Avenue, gets a load of salt from the salt shed to fill a truck during the snowfall on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012.

Winterless winter? For good or bad, it’s not over till it’s over

By Tom Walsh on Jan. 18, 2012, at 5:55 p.m.
Even on an off-season, snowy day on Friday, Jan. 6, 2012, Route 1 through downtown Wiscasset is busy with traffic and pedestrians.

Permanent solutions elusive for chronic traffic congestion on Route 1

By Christopher Cousins on Jan. 08, 2012, at 4:01 p.m.
The construction on the I-395 bridge over the Penobscot River is seen in November 2011.

Construction firms buckling down in wake of decreased road and bridge work funding

By Matt Wickenheiser on Dec. 14, 2011, at 6:15 p.m.
The driver of a tractor-trailer loaded with pulp wood lost control of his vehicle on this curve in Cambridge in August 2011, sending both the truck and the logs into the Cambridge General Store.

Truck-tipping signs to be added to dangerous Cambridge intersection after crash

By Alex Barber on Dec. 11, 2011, at 12:26 p.m.
A city plow truck finishes removing the white stuff on Forest Avenue in Bangor on a snowy morning in March 2011.

What it takes to move the snow: More than 450 trucks, and that’s just in Bangor

By Andrew Neff on Nov. 23, 2011, at 5:30 p.m.
Newly inaugurated Passamaquoddy Tribal Governor Joseph Socobasin leads the Tribal Council and community members in a traditional dance Friday, Dec. 3, 2010.

Passamaquoddy Tribe gives MDOT $1.9 million for highway projects

on Nov. 09, 2011, at 6:33 p.m.

Portland’s Veterans Memorial Bridge scheduled for five-night closure

By Paul J. Warner on Oct. 18, 2011, at 8:24 p.m.
Gov. Paul LePage delivers a speech Wednesday during a ceremonial ribbon cutting to open Portland's Ocean Gateway Pier II, sometimes colloquially called the city's "megaberth."

LePage lauds new Portland cruise ship pier, calls for income tax cut for pensioners

By Seth Koenig on Oct. 12, 2011, at 6:46 p.m.

Hermon considering weight limits on some town roads

By Dawn Gagnon on Oct. 03, 2011, at 9:21 p.m.

Belfast Harbor Walk may be usable next summer

By Abigail Curtis on Sept. 23, 2011, at 7:59 p.m.

Stanley Brook Bridge in Mount Desert to close for 35 days

on Sept. 13, 2011, at 7:47 p.m.