Penobscot-Piscataquis by the numbers
miles of the region’s important highways rated “D” or worse for condition
miles of important highways rated “D” or worse for safety
bridges classified as “structurally deficient”
These high traffic, important local roads are in bad shape, present safety concerns and in need of considerable investment.
Major Highway deficiencies:
- Priority 1 link between easterly terminus of I-395 in Brewer and Route 9 in Eddington
- Priority 2 sections of Routes 7 in Dexter, 15 in Bangor, 16 north of Old Town, 16/15 Abbott-Guilford and 46 in Eddington-Holden
- Priority 3 sections of Routes 1-A in Hampden, 2 in Milford and Newport, 6 in Springfield, 7 in Dover-Foxcroft, 11 from Brownville to Millinocket and in Corinth-Exeter and 150 in Parkman
Highway corridors, bridges and high crash locations we need to fix
Deficient /obsolete bridge – usually an aging bridge in need of repair or reconstruction
High crash location – an intersection or stretch of road with unacceptable accident rates
FixItNow Maine is a project by the Maine Better Transportation Association and its members. Learn more at www.mbtaonline.org.