Senate Republican Office
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Senator Roger Katz Announces Local Projects Included in Maine DOT Work Plan
Augusta – Senator Roger Katz (R-Kennebec) 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 15 include improvements to Armory Street, Route 27, Sewall Street, Winthrop Street, Water Street, Bridge Street, Route 3, Route 201, Route 202, Route 9 and Interstate 95 in Augusta; Route 3, Route 32 and Route 202 in China; Route 137 and the Middle Road in Oakland; and Routes 30 and 100 in Vassalboro.
“The fact that the Department of Transportation has chosen to invest so heavily on infrastructure and maintenance within Kennebec County is encouraging,” said Sen. Katz. “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.