News Release for May 26, 2016

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


I-95 Overnight Paving to Begin

Augusta – Crews will begin overnight paving operations on Interstate 95 in Augusta, Sidney and Waterville beginning on Tuesday, May 31st.

The project will begin on I-95 northbound beginning 0.50 miles south of the Western Avenue overpass at mile marker 109 and extend 16.61 miles northerly to the Webb Road Bridge in Waterville at mile marker 126.

At the same time, I-95 southbound will be paved beginning 0.05 of a mile north of the Trafton Road Overpass at mile marker 126 and extend southerly 6.41 miles to 0.03 of a mile south of the Dinsmore Road overpass at mile marker 118.

All work will be performed Monday through Saturday from 7:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. On Sundays, the operations take place from 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. Motorists should use caution in these areas as there will be uneven pavement prior to the paving. In addition, message boards will alert travelers seventy-two hours in advance of any overnight ramp closures.

The project includes pavement milling, hot mix asphalt overlay, bridge work with drainage and safety improvements that will also include guardrail work.

This $11.3 million project is being performed by Pike Industries of Fairfield.