News Release for January 3, 2012

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


Casco Bay Bridge Repair Wednesday, January 4th

South Portland – On Wednesday, January 4th from 1a.m. to 3 a.m. the Casco Bay Bridge (Route 77) will be closed to all traffic heading from South Portland into Portland. Due to an accident on Monday, Dec. 26th, crews will be replacing a warning gate that is utilized to stop traffic prior to crossing the bridge. Local police will detour travelers into Portland via the Fore River Bridge or the Veterans Memorial Bridge during this period.

Motorists heading from Portland into South Portland will not be affected as both lanes will remain open. Also, marine traffic will not be affected as officials will be able to open the bridge as normal.