News Release for May 16, 2013

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


Load Test on Mill Stream Bridge in Eddington

Eddington –While work continues on the Mill Stream Bridge in Eddington, crews will be conducting a load test during the afternoon of Tuesday, May 21st. (Rain date of Wednesday, May 22nd)

The Advanced Structures and Composites Center at the University of Maine has been contacted by MaineDOT to conduct this live load test. The goal is to provide a more accurate load rating for the bridge.

All traffic will be stopped for a period of up to five minutes during each individual test. Six tests will take place throughout the afternoon.

Motorists are advised to use caution and to allow extra travel time.