News Release for July 18, 2016

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


Route 191 Bridge in East Machias is Closed

East Machias – The bridge that carries traffic over the East Machias River on Route 191 in East Machias has been closed.

The temporary bridge that is in place due to a bridge replacement project was struck by a vehicle this afternoon. MaineDOT engineers are evaluating the extent of damage and will keep the bridge closed until further notice.

Motorists will follow the approximately 40 mile signed detour route.

Notifications will be sent when the temporary bridge is back open to traffic.