News Release for December 29, 2013

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


Penobscot Narrows Bridge to Remain Closed Overnight

Verona – The Penobscot Narrows Bridge will remain closed overnight due to falling ice. Crews will reassess the situation at first light.

Earlier today as temperatures started to rise, ice fell from the cables and piers resulting in damage of 5 to 6 vehicles. Out of an abundance of caution, MaineDOT closed the bridge to all traffic until further notice.

Updates will be provided as conditions warrant.