News Release for May 19, 2016

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


Downtown Portland Paving Schedule

Portland – As the paving continues in the downtown area of Portland, the schedule for the week of 5/23 is as follows:

On Monday, May 23rd, crews will be milling Commercial Street from Dana Street to Franklin Arterial on the ocean side. On Tuesday, paving begins that will periodically impact access to and from the wharves and parking areas (such as Dimillo’s Resturant) for up to an hour and half at a time.

Utilizing a coordinated rolling closure with Portland Police, not all wharves will be impacted at the same time. The need for the access restriction is to provide the new pavement enough time to cool before allowing traffic to travel across. Otherwise, the quality of the new pavement would be at risk.

On Wednesday, 5/25, crews will finish paving Dana Street to Franklin Arterial. In addition, catch basins will be cleaned and striping preparation will take place. It is expected there will be little impact to both traffic and parking.

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