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News Release for October 7, 2009
For More Information:
Mark Latti, MaineDOT Public Information Officer - 624-3030
Ernie Martin, MaineDOT Project Manager - 624-3381


I-295 Northbound Exit 3 To briefly close at midnight Thursday

 

Motorists traveling on I-295 Northbound in South Portland should be aware that Exit 3 will be closed to traffic from approximately midnight on Thursday until 5 a.m., Friday, October 9 so crews can repave the on-ramp. In the case of rain, crews will postpone paving until midnight on Friday.

This work is part of a $5.3 million upgrade to this section of I-295, which will make the highway safer for motorists by adding an additional lane for entering and exiting the highway, adding a guardrail in the median, and installing a sound wall. The project is expected to continue until the beginning of December.

MaineDOT asks that motorists drive with caution and maintain the reduced speed limit while traveling.

For updated project information go to mainedot.gov or, follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/mainedotI295


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