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

North Main Street Resurfacing and Drainage Improvements Project

Location:   North Main from Wilson to State

*This project will resurface the travel way and shoulders from Wilson to State.  A large brick storm drain line will also be replaced at the intersection of Parker and Betton Streets.  Some sidewalk and curb work will also be completed as part of this project.  This project is currently out to bid and is expected to be constructed in the summer of 2021.

City Projects In the Planning Stages

MDOT Projects Currently In Progress

Wilson and Dirigo Signal Improvements
Location:  Intersection of Wilson Street and Dirigo Drive.

*This project will install new detection cameras and a new traffic signal cabinet with associated traffic equipment.  This project is expected to be completed spring 2021.

MDOT Projects In the Planning Stages

Riverwalk Phase III
Location:  From the beginning of Phase I near Hardy Street heading southwesterly 0.2 miles along the Penobscot River.

*This project will add approximately 0.2 miles to the Rivewalk Trail.  This project will also include benches and other pedestrian amenities similar to previous phases.  This project is currently being designed and expected to begin construction fall 2021 or spring 2022.

Penobscot Corridor Signal Project
Location:  Intersections of State and Penobscot & State and North Main Street.

*This project will install detection cameras and a new traffic signal cabinets with associated traffic equipment at each intersection.  This project is expected to be bid in 2022.

South Main Street Resurfacing
Location:  Abbott Street to Wilson Street

*This mill and fill project is currently planned to be constructed in spring/summer 2023.