Mackworth Island Bridge weight restriction

Mackworth Island Bridge weight restriction

FALMOUTH, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- The Mackworth Island Bridge over Casco Bay in Falmouth will have a posted weight limit of 10 tons beginning on Thursday, August 31st.

Access to the Mackworth Island trails public parking lot for light-vehicle traffic is not affected by the 10 ton weight restriction.  However, as a reminder, no parking allowed on the causeway or the Mackworth Island Bridge. 

Vehicles parked on the causeway or the bridge will be towed at the owner’s expense.


Walking "The Useful Walk"

Walking "The Useful Walk"

I just passed my 2nd Anniversary of writing The Page Turner.  You know how I remember now?  I volunteered at the local library used book sale again!

I-295 Northbound Exit 15 To Close March 12


           Construction Begins On New Northbound On-Ramp

YARMOUTH. MaineDOT is reminding drivers that highway crews will install barricades at Interstate 295’s Northbound Exit 15 tomorrow signaling that improvements at this busy interchange have begun in earnest.

Closing the exit was required In order to work safely and efficiently as crews construct a new northbound on-ramp at Exit 15,

Motorists headed for U.S. Route 1 in Yarmouth are advised to leave themselves a little extra time to get to their destinations. MaineDOT recommends using I-295 Northbound Exit 10 to Bucknam Road and Route 1 in Falmouth or Exit 17 to Route 1 in Yarmouth as alternatives. Temporary traffic signals installed at those locations will ensure that motorists can safely enter and exit Route 1.

Temporary Closure of Exit 15 in Yarmouth



Yarmouth – MaineDOT will unveil detailed plans for the I-295 Yarmouth Exit 15, scheduled to begin in March.  Of particular interest to motorists is the temporary closing of the I-295 northbound Exit 15, alternative routes, the installation of temporary traffic lights at the Exit 10 and Exit 17 northbound off-ramps and travel safety within this vicinity.

Who:  MaineDOT Project Manager Ernie Martin

What:  Press event Q&A to announce the new I-195 Exit 15 on-ramp and new Park and Ride Commuter lot in Yarmouth

When:  Wednesday, February 27th at 10 a.m.

Where:  Yarmouth Town Office-Community Room located at 200 Main St.