BRUNSWICK — Sen. Brownie Carson, D-Harpswell, has announced details of Maine’s three-year transportation infrastructure work planThe plan is released annually with an outline of the Maine Department of Transportation’s strategy for road, bridge and other transportation projects throughout the state. 

“Safe transportation is critical to business and recreation across our region,” said Sen. Carson. “I’m pleased to announce that the Maine Department of Transportation will be hard at work improving the condition of our roads, bridges and railways in the coming year.” 

Upcoming local projects include: 

  • Light capital paving in Pownal beginning at Route 231 and extending east 1.83 miles 
  • Safety and infrastructure improvements at Brunswick Executive Airport in Brunswick 
  • Light capital paving on South Freeport Road in Freeport beginning at Route 1 and extending east 1.33 miles to Cheehaak Road 
  •  Improving the Frank J. Wood Bridge (#2016) over the Androscoggin River located at the Brunswick-Topsham town line 
  • Replacing the large culvert on Old Bath Road in Brunswick located 0.04 miles east of Bay Bridge Road 
  •  Installing four pedestrian activated flashing crosswalk warning systems at various locations on Maine Street in Brunswick 
  • Work on I-295 in Brunswick and Freeport on Service Patrol, an MDOT-sponsored service that aids stranded motorists, clears debris and other hazards from the roadway and provides temporary traffic control at minor accident scenes to help keep customers safe and traffic flowing smoothly 
  • Highway work on Route 1 beginning in Brunswick at the Cook’s Corner interchange and extending east 5.5 miles to the Bath Viaduct, including ramps at New Meadows Road and Congress Avenue 
  • Safety improvements on Desert Road in Freeport beginning at the I-295 northbound off-ramp and extending west 0.24 miles (includes 0.04 miles of divided highway) 

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