News Release for June 26, 2015

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


Work to Start Up on Western Avenue in Augusta

Augusta – Beginning Sunday night, June 28th, work will commence on Western Avenue in Augusta from Edison Drive to the west side roundabout. Crews will be installing signs and catch basins as well as lowering manhole covers and other prep work.

On July 6th, milling of the pavement on Western Avenue will begin with paving and utility adjustments to follow. Motorists should expect slight delays when traveling through the area.

Also on July 6th beginning at 7 p.m., the southbound Exit 109B will be closed for approximately 30 days for reconstruction. Southbound traffic on I-95 wishing to use the closed exit will be re-directed to the next exit, Exit 109A. Motorists will follow the Exit 109A off-ramp back to Western Avenue and proceed toward the Manchester-Winthrop-Lewiston areas.

The construction time frame is weather dependent.