MaineDOT

News Release for August 22, 2016

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

 

Sarah Mildred Long Bridge Closed to Vehicular Traffic

Kittery – The Sarah Mildred Long Bridge that connects Kittery and Portsmouth, N.H. is currently inoperable. All vehicular traffic is able to use the I-95 Piscataqua River Bridge. Local traffic can utilize the Memorial Bridge.

Mechanical issues have the bridge in the “open” position. Maine and New Hampshire Departments of Transportation engineers may enlist the assistance of moveable bridge experts to help further the evaluation.

The Sarah Mildred Long Bridge is closed to vehicular traffic until further notice.

Marine traffic remains unaffected.

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