Senate Republican Office
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Senator Lisa Keim Announces Local Projects Included in Maine DOT Work Plan
Augusta – Senator Lisa Keim (R-Oxford) 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 18 include improvements to Routes 4 and 17 in Livermore Falls; Route 4 in Livermore, Route 120 in Andover, Mexico, Roxbury and Rumford; Route 26 in Bethel, Greenwood, Newry, Upton and Woodstock; Route 117 and Paris Hill Road in Buckfield; Byron Village Road in Byron; Route 2 and Common Road in Dixfield; Route 2 in Mexico and Route 35 in Waterford.
“The fact that the Department of Transportation has chosen to invest so heavily on infrastructure and maintenance within Senate District 18 is encouraging,” said Sen. Keim. “Transportation investments provide a boost to the economy and ensure mobility and reliability within the area.”
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.