DOT announces paving work along Route 1 in Northport, Belfast and Searsport

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 5:15pm

WALDO COUNTY — The Maine Department of Transportation is paving and making other safety improvements along Route 1 in Northport, Belfast, and Searsport.

The work area begins at the Northport/Belfast town line and continues more than 8.5 miles through Belfast to the Searsport town line.

This project includes paving work on the Veterans Memorial Bridge, which carries Route 1 over the Passagassawakeag River.

Workers will be performing night work between 6 p.m. and 7 a.m. until July 18.

Flaggers will be controlling alternating, one-way traffic.

Anticipated completion date for this project is August 8.

The contractor is All States Asphalt of Richmond. The contract price for this project is $2.45 million.