April 28 – May 9: Route 1 Water Main Work Near Hospital Entrance

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Pen Bay Medical Center
6 Glen Cove Drive, Rockport, ME 04856
Director of Facilities
Apr 29, 2014
6:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Sign indicating entrance to Pen Bay Medical Center.

Beginning on Monday, April 28 at 6:30 a.m. through Friday, May 9, a utility construction contractor will be working in the vicinity of Pen Bay Medical Center’s hospital entrance intersection on Route 1 in Rockport in order to install a water main as part of the construction of the Sussman House.

Because public safety is our number one priority, the utility contractor will be responsible for traffic control management which will include utilizing signage, devices and professional flaggers. If an inbound ambulance approaches the intersection, all work will stop and flaggers will direct traffic so as to clear the way for the ambulance.

This work is weather-dependent and is scheduled to begin Monday, April 28 at 6:30 a.m.

This project will require various lanes on Route 1 to be closed for earthwork equipment and a truck staging area. The hospital main entrance at Glen Cove Drive will also have alternating closures of the entrance and exit lanes as work occurs. Two-way traffic will continue while work is completed. Flaggers will be on-site to safely guide travelers through the intersection and/or into the temporary hospital entrance. Flaggers will also guide travelers through the construction zone and lane closures. Temporary entrance and exit lanes will be coned. Throughout the week, the signal lights at the intersection may also be altered to control the flow of traffic around the construction zone and through the intersection.

Please be vigilant when traveling through this area during construction.

If you have questions regarding this project, please contact the director of facilities for Pen Bay Medical Center at 596-8610.