About the MaineDOT Library


The MaineDOT Library is located on the first floor of the Transportation Headquarters Building, which is on Child Street in Augusta.

Collection Size

Over 12,000 books and documents, some videotapes, CDs, and DVDs, and numerous periodicals.

Collection Description

Located in the library are materials on almost every aspect of transportation, including design, construction, environmental issues, transportation policy, alternative and public transportation, archaeology and historic preservation, and transportation history. There are many FHWA documents, AASHTO publications, Maine DOT research and other publications, and a nearly complete collection of Highway Research Board/Transportation Research Board reports and syntheses, and Strategic Highway Research Program reports. In addition, the library has a collection of materials on TQM, management, leadership and mentoring, computer skills, and English writing and usage. A complete set of Maine Revised Statutes Annotated is maintained in the library. 


Literature searches are available, using many different resources, including TRID, a database maintained by the Transportation Research Board; and interlibrary loan, which allows the use of materials not available in this library. The library is open to MaineDOT employees, consultants, other state employees, and the public.

Library Catalog Access for MaineDOT Employees 

MaineDOT employees can search the library's catalog by going to the "Applications" tab on the department's Intranet page and opening the library database link.