News Release for January 6, 2012

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


South Portland Overpass Removal

South Portland – Crews will be removing the Route 1 overpass in the vicinity of Lincoln Street in South Portland starting on January 10th at 8:30 a.m. through 6 a.m. on January 12th. Traffic will be detoured from Route 1 (Main Street) utilizing Lincoln Street and Main Street. The detour will be in effect for 45.5 continuous hours with local police and flaggers helping to guide traffic through the detour.

Residents and businesses in the area will experience the normal construction noise of trucks and equipment through the day and night, but a hydraulic hammer used to remove the concrete deck will not be allowed to operate between the hours of 9 p.m. and 7 a.m.

This work is being performed by Shaw Brothers Construction, Inc. of Gorham.