Senate Republican Office
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Augusta – Senator Brian Langley (R-Hancock) has announced the local transportation projects included in the Maine Department of Transportation Work Plan for Calendar Years 2018, 2019 and 2020. The estimated value of work in the plan totals more than $2.3 billion and encompasses 2,262 projects across the state.
The Work Plan includes more than $1.4 billion in highway, bridge and multimodal capital work, more than $1.1 billion in highway and bridge projects and more than $296 million in multimodal capital projects.
Among the projects scheduled in Senate District 7 include bridge improvements along Route 175 in Blue Hill, highway reconstruction and drainage improvements along Route 15 also in Blue Hill, bridge replacement on Route 15 on the Deer Isle/Stonington town line and highway rehabilitation and bridge improvements along Route 3 in Mount Desert.
“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.