Senate Republican Office
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Senator Brian Langley Announces Local Projects Included in Maine DOT Work Plan
Augusta – Senator Brian Langley (R-Hancock) has announced the local transportation projects included in the Maine Department of Transportation Work Plan for Calendar Years 2017, 2018 and 2019. The estimated value of work in the plan totals more than $2.3 billion and encompasses 2,411 projects across the state.
The Work Plan includes everything from capital projects and programs to maintenance, operations projects and other activities.
The projects and activities listed for Calendar Year 2017 are more firmly funded and have definite schedules, while listings for 2018 and 2019 are more subject to change based on funding and prices, permitting variables and seasonal weather conditions. There are over 1,200 projects scheduled for 2017.
Among the projects scheduled in Senate District 7 include improvements to Route 9 in Amherst and Aurora; Route 3 in Bar Harbor; Route 15 and Route 175 in Blue Hill; Route 176 in Brooksville and Sedgwick; Route 15 in Deer Isle and Stonington; Route 1 and Washington Junction Road in Ellsworth and Hancock; Main Street and Route 2 in Southwest Harbor; and Route 102 in Southwest Harbor and Tremont.
“Maintaining our infrastructure is one of the most important functions of state government,” Sen. Langley said. “I would like to thank the Department of Transportation for prioritizing these projects that are vital to our safety and our economic success in Hancock County.”
The full work plan, including an interactive plan that is searchable by municipality, can be accessed on the Maine Department of Transportation’s website at: http://www.maine.gov/mdot .