My Maine Sign Contest
Your Clever Safety-Related Message on Our Changeable Message Signs!Vote Here
We’ll have some thrilling prizes like a ride to the top of the Penobscot Narrows Observatory, tickets from the Maine State Ferry Service, a pass to one of the Maine State Parks or a pass to the Maine Wildlife Park in Gray! (Hey – we’re state government, we don’t have a lot of prize money hanging around.) But you will have the GLORY of having your words in neon lights (Well...LED lights actually)! Thousands of motorists will have a happier and safer commute thanks to you! Just think of the karma!
Remember, spaces count towards the character limit.
Small Sign: You can have up to a 2 "page" message. Each page is limited to 3 lines of 8 or less characters per line.
Large Sign: One page message with 3 lines of 16 or less characters per line.
Safety Message Theme
Below are some suggested safety themes:
- Distracted Driving
- Impaired Driving
(i.e. drugs, alcohol, drowsy driving)
- General Safety
(i.e. secure your load & other misc. items)
- Winter Driving
(i.e. holidays, sporting events, movies)
- MaineDOT will select finalists for each changeable message sign size.
- All finalists will receive their choice of one of the following prizes:
- A Ride to the top of Penobscot Narrows Bridge & Observatory
- Tickets from the Maine State Ferry Service
- A vehicle pass to one of the Maine State Parks
The finalists will then be put out to a public vote, with one grand prize winner from each group (small signs & large signs). The grand prize winners will receive a Personalized Street Sign from our official sign shop!