News Release for September 14, 2016

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


Work to Begin on Fore River Bridge in Stroudwater Area in Portland

Portland – Crews will be replacing the wearing surface on the Fore River Bridge on Congress Street in the Stroudwater area beginning on Thursday, September 15th.

This project will be performed Monday through Friday in the overnight hours between 7:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. with one lane of travel available in each direction. During the daytime, motorists will have the full width of the roadway with normal traffic patterns.

It is necessary to replace the wearing surface to prevent further deterioration and to provide a safe and smooth roadway.

It is anticipated all work will be completed by the end of October, 2016.

Wyman and Simpson of Richmond will perform this $395,000 project.