Stories about Maine Department of Transportation


Dangerous Cambridge intersection won’t be discussed at meeting Wednesday

By Diana Bowley on Sept. 13, 2011, at 6:36 p.m.

Maine DOT, Cambridge officials to discuss sharp curve at intersection

By Diana Bowley on Sept. 11, 2011, at 8:13 p.m.
Workers maneuver a carbon fiber tube over the Little River in Belfast last year while installing a Bridge-in-Backpack.

DOT passes on Bridge-in-a-Backpack as replacement for Carrabassett bridges

By Nick McCrea on Sept. 08, 2011, at 8:59 p.m.

Fort Kent preparing for bridge closures

By Jen Lynds on Sept. 07, 2011, at 2:46 p.m.

Pair of temporary bridges to open in Maine

The Associated Press on Sept. 06, 2011, at 6:18 p.m.

Maine awarded $1 million in federal emergency relief to fix damaged roads, bridges

on Sept. 06, 2011, at 12:52 p.m.
Bart Guckenburg of Brunswick enjoys a walk on the Androscoggin River Bicycle and Pedestrian Path in Brunswick on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011. Local officials are hoping to extend the heavily used path all the way to Bath.

Dream of coastal bike and pedestrian path inching toward reality

By Christopher Cousins on Sept. 04, 2011, at 6:13 p.m.

I-295 work in Portland to take a holiday break

By Seth Koenig on Sept. 01, 2011, at 6:48 p.m.

Tukey’s Bridge is open again, but ride on I-295 not smooth yet

By Seth Koenig on Sept. 01, 2011, at 4:08 p.m.

3 Maine airports awarded $22 million in grants

The Associated Press on Aug. 27, 2011, at 11:16 a.m.
A group of businessmen pitched in to buy a new “Open for Business” sign to fix underneath the “welcome” sign after a previous sign was stolen in late May.

LePage’s ‘Open for Business’ sign replaced

By Matt Wickenheiser on Aug. 24, 2011, at 8:34 p.m.

Ellsworth sinkhole still causing traffic woes, with more to come

By Kevin Miller on Aug. 22, 2011, at 6:19 p.m.

$10.5M repair of 233 miles of state rail tracks set to start

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Aug. 19, 2011, at 5:52 p.m.

Maine DOT awarded nearly $5 million in grants

on Aug. 17, 2011, at 6:15 p.m.

Work on outer Broadway to begin Monday in Bangor

By Dawn Gagnon on Aug. 12, 2011, at 6:29 p.m.

Construction of Main Street bridge in Newport nearly complete

By Ryan McLaughlin on Aug. 08, 2011, at 5:32 p.m.

Storm causes large sinkhole in busy Ellsworth intersection

By Kevin Miller on Aug. 02, 2011, at 10:38 p.m.
Trevor Turmel, 17, of Millinocket, pulls up a silt fence along Congress Street and Millinocket Stream near the Michael Michaud Walking and Biking Trail in Millinocket on Monday, Aug. 1, 2011.

Millinocket names recreation trail after Mike Michaud

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Aug. 01, 2011, at 7:30 p.m.

DOT discussing Howland’s Penobscot River bridge options

By Nick Sambides Jr. on July 26, 2011, at 9:17 p.m.

Man pleads guilty to torching toilet in Bucksport

By Bill Trotter on July 15, 2011, at 8:07 p.m.