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- Maine gets ready to promote Portland-Boston train. // New Hampshire Business Review;06/19/98, Vol. 20 Issue 13, p21
Reports on the Maine Department of Transportation's scheduled marketing campaign for its train service running between Boston, Massachusetts and Portland, Maine. Regular stops planned for the service; Ridership goal for the service; Estimated start-up costs for the service.
- Maine DOT Comes in Under 2012 Construction Budget, Produces More than Expected. // AASHTO Journal: Weekly Transportation Report;1/11/2013, p6
The article reports that the 2012 construction numbers released by Maine Department of Transportation revealed that the department completed 927 miles of improvements, more than the expected 889 miles, and spent below their budget resulting in 16 million dollars in taxpayer savings.
- Using compost on the road. // BioCycle;Jun95, Vol. 36 Issue 6, p22
Reports on the Maine Department of Transportation's launching of pilot projects that explore roadside uses for recycled organic materials. Use of compost and mulch for erosion control, filtration, landscaping and agronomic purposes.
- Maine on ice. Banasiak, David // Roads & Bridges;Jun98, Vol. 36 Issue 6, p50
Deals with the challenges face by the Maine Department of Transportation (DOT) as strong winter and ice storms striked the state in 1998. How the media described the disaster; Comments from the officials of the DOT; Estimated poles that has been destroyed; How the citizens of Maine described...
- High-tech bridge inspections. // Roads & Bridges;Mar2011, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p76
The article provides information on the underwater bridge inspection program of the Maine Department of Transportation (MEDOT) in March 2011, which features a 12-person professional dive team that conducts inspections on every bridge relying on underwater structural support.
- Bridge-painting season. // Roads & Bridges;Jun2002, Vol. 40 Issue 6, p47
Investigates the use of the moisture-cure urethane coatings by the Maine Department of Transportation in Maine. Advantages on the chemical reaction with atmospheric and surface moisture; Indication on the paint scheduling; Importance of quick priming after blasting.
- Maine's DOT Looking To Replace Damaged Suspension Bridge. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;7/28/2003, Vol. 251 Issue 4, p9
Maine's Department of Transportation is looking for a design consultant to determine what type of bridge should replace the 72-year-old, two-lane, 2,000-ft-long Waldo-Hancock suspension bridge, which carries State Route 1 over the Penobscot River between Bucksport and Prospect. Traffic was...
- TRANSPORTATION FUNDING. // AASHTO Journal: Weekly Transportation Report;11/15/2013, p6
The article reports on the approval of a 100 million U.S. dollar transportation bond by Maine voters in November 2013 that will allow the Department of Transportation of Maine to repair and reconstruct highways and bridges across the state.
- LED fixtures along Maine's Interstate 295 will improve roadway lighting and reduce energy costs. // Government Product News;Dec2013, Vol. 52 Issue 12, p18
The article reports on the Maine Department of Transportation (MaineDOT) using the Holophane HMAO Light Emitting Diodes (LED) from Acuity Brands Inc. in retrofitting its 105 light towers that illuminate the Interstate 295 in Maine.