News Release for November 15, 2011

For more Information:
Paul Merrill, Public Information Officer - 207-624-3355 or 207-215-9297


Veterans Bridge Overnight Closure

Portland – Motorists need to be aware of the Veterans Memorial Bridge closure Wednesday, Nov. 16th from 7 p.m. to Thursday No. 17th at 6 a.m. Traffic headed northbound on I-295 will be detoured to Exit 5 to the Fore River Parkway accessing the Veterans Intersection where US Route 1 and Valley Street intersect. Traffic from Main Street in South Portland will get on I-295 North and use Exit 5 to access the Fore River Parkway.

Detour signs will be in place for this period, as crews continue working to replace the Veterans Memorial Bridge, with on and off overnight closures to minimize traffic impacts