Senator Ron Collins Announces Local Projects Included in Maine DOT Work Plan

Contact:
Krysta West
Communications Director
Senate Republican Office
(207) 287-1505
krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Senator Ron Collins Announces Local Projects Included in Maine DOT Work Plan

Augusta – Senator Ron Collins (R-York) 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.

Some of the projects scheduled in Senate District 34 include improvements to Route 1, Route 9 and Route 35 in Kennebunk; Route 1, Route 9 and Route 109 in Wells; Route 9 and Route 236 in Berwick; and Route 109 and the Milton Mills Road in Acton.

“As Chair of the Transportation Committee, I am proud of all the hard work the Department has put into improving our transportation infrastructure over the last several years. This last season alone, Mainers saw an unprecedented 1,000 miles paved around the state. I look forward to continuing to work closely with the department on proposals over the next two years.” said Sen. Collins.

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.

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