SMRPC Data & Information

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Important Maine Department of Transportation Links and Publications, for Municipalities

Working with the MaineDOT: A Guide for Municipal Officials:
This guide is designed to help municipal officials understand where responsibilities lie for certain actions, and where to address questions, concerns, and applications. The guide primarily contains sources of information, processes, and lines of communication. If you have a question about roads or transportation but do not know who you should talk to, call the Maine Local Roads Center at (207) 624-3270 or 1-800-498-9133.

http://www.maine.gov/mdot/working-with-dot/pdf/2007workingwithmainedota.pdf

Maine Local Road Center: The Maine Local Roads Center provides training, technical assistance, and information to those municipal people who are responsible for constructing, maintaining, and managing local roads and bridges in Maine.

http://www.state.me.us/mdot/mlrc/mlrc-home.php


Current Transportation Project Information: MaineDOT construction project information including: advertised dates, bids, contracts awarded, design specs and other project related information.

http://www.maine.gov/mdot/comprehensive-list-projects/project-information.php

Traffic Counts: Maine DOT counts various locations across the state in different regions of the state depending on their geography. In the SMRPC region, Maine DOT conducts counts on various highways every two or three years. Every year Maine DOT publishes a report on traffic volume counts showing its most recent data for the entire state of Maine.

http://www.state.me.us/mdot/traffic-counts/2007tc.php

Sensible Transportation: A Handbook for Local and Inter-Community Transportation Planning in Maine: This handbook provides local planners with the information they need to prepare transportation plans - or transportation chapters of comprehensive plans - that are consistent with the State's Sensible Transportation Policy Act and rule and the transportation element of the State's Growth management Program.

http://www.maine.gov/mdot/planning-documents/stpa/sensibleTrans-handbook.html

Current Transportation Project Information in York County

Transportation Projects advertised for bid by town.

For Maine Turnpike information, Including weekly travel forcasts, travel alerts or to sign up for automatic email traffic advisories, go to www.maineturnpike.com

Statewide travel information is available through the State Department of Transportation website and the 511 Traveler Information Service. You may dial 511 from any telephone within Maine, or dial 1-866-282-7578 from outside the State. www.511maine.org

GO MAINE Commuter Connections is Maine's statewide commuter services program. www.gomaine.org

Explore areas of Maine without leaving your car. Check out the Department of Transportation's Explore Maine program for more information. www.exploremaine.org