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Road Construction To Begin In Washburn And Limestone

| July 3, 2014

Two communities will be seeing construction on some of its main roads in the coming days. The Maine Department of Transportation tells us traffic delays won’t be too bad, and the projects should be completed by mid September. The Washburn road will be under construction beginning this week from the Reach Road intersection in Presque […]

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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 […]

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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.

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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.

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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.

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