News Release for January 11, 2016

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


Inspection to Begin on the Casco Bay Bridge

Portland – Crews will be performing an in-depth inspection of the Casco Bay Bridge, which spans the Fore River connecting Portland and South Portland, beginning on Tuesday, January 12th.

As part of the federally mandated inspection program, the Casco Bay Bridge will undergo an inspection on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday that may include up to three additional openings lasting no longer than five minutes per opening per day. These additional openings will occur between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. only. There will be no impact to marine traffic.

Motorists should be aware of the potential for the additional openings for this three day period.

It is anticipated all inspection work will be completed by the end of the day on Thursday, January 14th.