News Release for January 3, 2011

For more Information:
Paul Merrill, Public Information Officer - 207-624-3355 or 207-215-9297
Edward Hanscom, MaineDOT Bureau of Transportation Systems Planning - 624-3300


Public meeting to focus on Bangor I-95 Corridor Study

The Maine Department of Transportation, in cooperation with the Bangor Area Comprehensive Transportation System and the Federal Highway Administration, is holding a public informational meeting to present the findings of the Bangor I-95 Corridor Study.

The informational meeting is at 7 p.m., Thursday, January 6 at the Eastern Maine Development Corporation board room on 40 Harlow Street in Bangor. Results of the transportation study will be presented, and there will be a question and comment period as well.

The study team will present the deficiencies identified along the I-95 corridor, describe strategies to address the deficiencies and present the study’s recommendations. Members of the study team will also be available to discuss the study with the public.

The study was designed to help indentify areas along the I-95 corridor that need improvement and provide a guideline for updating this section of interstate for future needs.

Inquiries regarding the study should be addressed to Edward W. Hanscom, Study Manager, Maine Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Systems Planning, 16 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0016 or by phone at 624-3300.