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MDOT Urges Truckers And Farmers To Know Heavy Load Limits On Roads

| April 14, 2014

Not all the roads out there can handle the excess weight from big trucks.  That’s why some roads have load limits posted on them.  MDOT officials want to make sure people are aware of the signs and respect the regulations. The sign is posted at the beginning and end of the the road that it […]

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Potholes Get A Temporary Fix Until It Gets Warmer Out There

| March 20, 2014

You may see them and drive around them, or sometimes even hit them.  We’re talking about potholes.  Some are big and some are small but they are all inevitable.  Some work is already being done to patch them up, but temperatures are still too cold to have them permanently patched. They can potentially damage your […]

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MDOT Region 5 Getting Close To Salt Budget

| February 20, 2014

MDOT says it’s getting close to it’s annual budget this year for region 5.  They’ve used more salt this winter so far than they did last year. Maine Department of Transportation region 5 covers Aroostook, Penobscot, and Washington counties. The annual budget for salt and winter maintenance to cover this whole region of Maine is […]

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