September 2021
  • Open House schedule for 9-14-2021
Early 2021
  • Existing structure continues to deteriorate
  • March 2021 Virtual Public Meeting
  • Coordination with the Town of Machias on the Machias Flood Protection Project
  • MaineDOT is committed to understanding current uses of the causeway and investigating culvert/bridge alternatives that maintain or enhance these uses
  • National Marine Fisheries Service stated substantial concerns
  • New legal guidance: MaineDOT/FHWA could compensate landowners impacted by flooding from the project; and
  • Town of Machias Flood Project could directly impact the culverts/bridge and Route 1 and needs consideration in the design
2018 - 2015
  • MaineDOT completes hydraulic studies and identifies in-kind replacement as preferred alternative