Construction Project Updates

While there are many projects going on within the City, there may be some that are not being administered by the Engineering Department. Other departments that could be administering projects may include Public Works, Water Department, or the Environmental Services. If you have questions pertaining to a certain project and are unsure which department to contact, please let us know at 207.989.7800.

City Projects Currently In Progress

Mill Street Reconstruction and Drainage Improvements Project

Location:   Mill Street from Elm Street to the City Line.

*Construction is expected to begin in July 2018.

City Projects In the Planning Stages

Eastern Avenue Resurfacing Project

Location:   Eastern Avenue from State Street to Oak Grove Drive

*This project will be resurfacing the travel way with spot repairs to shoulders and sidewalks.  Design is expected to occur in the fall of 2018 with construction in the summer of 2019.

MDOT Projects Currently In Progress

North Main & Betton Street Traffic Signal Improvements

Location:  The intersection of North Main Street and Betton Street

*This project was awarded in November 2017 with two other signal projects in the City at Wilson & Main and Wilson & Walton/Thompson .  Construction is expected in the summer of 2018.

*This project will add a green arrow for the movement from North Main onto Betton and will also reconfigure the traffic lanes to improve movement through the intersection.

Riverwalk Trail, Phase 2
Location:  Beginning at Wilson Street, where the trail currently ends, and extending 0.40 miles to the Penobscot Bridge.

*This project began construction in June 2018 and is expected to be complete in October 2018.

Wilson Street Resurfacing
Location:  Beginning at Thompson Street and extending 0.66 miles to Arista Drive

*This mill and fill project is expected to begin in August 2018.  The majority of this work will be done at night.

MDOT Projects In the Planning Stages

South Main Street Resurfacing
Location:  Beginning 0.6 miles north of Elm Street and extending 1.08 miles to Abbott St

*This mill and fill project is currently on MaineDOT’s work plan for 2019 or 2020.