Top Stories

Tag: mdot

State Police And MDOT Work Together On Message Boards And Speed Advisory Signs

State Police And MDOT Work Together On Message Boards And Speed Advisory Signs

| February 28, 2014

Maine state police are working with the department of transportation to keep drivers advised.   They have set up remote operated highway and roadway advisory signs. They allow for real time communication with motorists.  These signs will have messages and speed limits for current road conditions. Maine State Police Troop F LT. John Cote,  “It could […]

Continue Reading

Blizzard Plowing

Blizzard Plowing

| February 18, 2013

Road conditions over the last couple of days have been quite dangerous, to say the least. Cars off the roads because of poor or no visibility. Roads closing. NewsSource 8′s Dick Palm spoke with a crew leader with the Maine Department of Transportation about the conditions and what the plow drivers are experiencing.

Continue Reading

Local Travel Issues Due to Snowstorm

Local Travel Issues Due to Snowstorm

| February 8, 2013

Though the big snowstorm won’t hit us as hard as the rest of the northeast – it is going to affect travel for some folks in our area. Heading downstate will be virtually impossible Friday night and Saturday. News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli reports.

Continue Reading

Powerful Winds Knock Over A Trailer Truck

Powerful Winds Knock Over A Trailer Truck

| January 31, 2013

Powerful winds over 50 mph knocked over a large trailer truck and blew the roof off of a garage.  Many power outages occured all over the state as well.

Continue Reading

Houlton Town Manager to Meet with MDOT about Visitor Center

Houlton Town Manager to Meet with MDOT about Visitor Center

| January 23, 2013

Houlton’s Town Manager is requesting a meeting with Maine’s Department of Transportation. Gene Conlogue wants to discuss the funding for Houlton’s Visitor Information Center and Rest area. The town has owned the facility since 2011 and is now looking for some alternate ways for its funding. News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli spoke with Conlogue Wednesday […]

Continue Reading