January 2, 2013

Gas project leads to detours on outer Congress Street

Crews will be working around the clock from now until Friday afternoon in the vicinity of the Johnson Road intersection.

By Randy Billings rbillings@pressherald.com
Staff Writer

PORTLAND — Traffic on outer Congress Street will be detoured through Friday because of a utility project, the city said in a press release Wednesday morning.

Unitil’s contractor, NEUCO, will be finishing a new gas main at the Congress Street-Johnson Road intersection.

The following detours are set up for traffic:

  • Outbound traffic on Congress Street must turn right onto outer Congress Street and detour around using the Skyway Drive Overpass.
  • Inbound traffic on Congress Street can only turn left – right-turning at Johnson Road will be prohibited.
  • Inbound traffic on Johnson Road will be prohibited from turning left onto Congress Street.
  • Also, any vehicles using City Line Drive must use the Jetport Access Road.

Crews will be working around the clock from now until Friday afternoon.

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