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Presque Isle Bypass Project Will Break Ground Summer 2016

Presque Isle Bypass Project Will Break Ground Summer 2016

| June 17, 2015

The Presque Isle bypass project is still going to happen. That according to MDOT officials, but it won’t begin until NEXT SUMMER. We look at an update on the project and why officials admit they’re off to a slow start. Presque Isle There’s a steady stream of traffic in downtown Presque Isle. But Maine Department […]

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Road Construction

Road Construction

| May 7, 2015

Aroostook County, Me – This year in the county the MaineDOT says you will be seeing a large number of crews out on the roads. Two of the largest projects will be I-95 South from Houlton to Oakfield, and the Presque Isle Main Street project. With multiple other project across the county that could cause […]

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Road Construction To Begin In Washburn And Limestone

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

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

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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