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Waldoboro medians
  • Published
    April 26, 2011

    Unhappy median

    Dennis Blanchet has taken his opposition to the Route 1 median project to the Waldoboro Board of Selectmen, the Maine Department of Transportation and the Governor's Office. Now he's registering his protest on the sign at his Route 1 business.

  • Published
    April 21, 2011

    Route 1 road work in Waldoboro

    Work has started on a Department of Transportation project to build medians to calm traffic and enhance safety on Route 1 near Depot and Jefferson streets in Waldoboro. Several public hearings were held on the $460,000 plan to install raised and flush medians at that intersection near the Waldoboro Town Office.

  • Published
    March 9, 2011

    After hearing, Waldoboro officials ask DOT to move forward with Route 1 median project

    A Department of Transportation official attended the March 8 Waldoboro Board of Selectmen meeting to hear comments on the project to build medians on Route 1 near Depot and Jefferson streets to calm traffic. Selectmen did not take any votes at the March 8 meeting on this project but Interim Town Manager Eileen Dondlinger said her directive from the Board of Selectmen was to tell the DOT that the town wants to go ...

  • Published
    March 3, 2011

    Route 1 median project on Waldoboro selectmen’s agenda

    The plan to build medians on Route 1 at the intersection of Depot and Jefferson streets will be discussed when the Waldoboro Board of Selectmen meets Tuesday, March 8 at 5:30 p.m. at the town office.The Department of Transportation’s $460,000 plan to install raised and flush medians is designed to calm traffic at that intersection, near the town office.The DOT held two public hearings, May 10 and June 16. ...

  • Published
    September 25, 2010

    DOT awards contract for Route 1 median project

    The Maine Department of Transportation awarded the bid for the Route 1 median project in Waldoboro, but the project manager said he expects that significant work will not begin until spring. The DOT plans to widen Route 1 at the intersection of Depot and Jefferson streets and install raised and flush median islands. The project is intended to increase safety near the intersection. The plan calls for widening ...

  • Published
    June 17, 2010

    Transportation department moves forward with Route 1 median project

    The Maine Department of Transportation on June 16 held a second public meeting to discuss its proposed project to build raised medians near the intersection of Route 1 and Jefferson and Depot streets in Waldoboro.The project planners had a two-part message: the project is going forward without a traffic light, but the possibility of a light will be studied and one could be installed in the future.The project ...

  • Published
    May 11, 2010

    Transportation officials discuss Route 1 median project with Waldoboro residents

    Waldoboro residents didn't exactly give a green light to a proposed project by the Maine Department of Transportation to build median islands on Route 1. In fact, it was the red light — and green and yellow — that was wanted by many of the 30 community members that attended a public meeting May 10 at the town office. The DOT said the project would improve safety at the intersection of Route 1 with Depot and ...

  • Published
    May 7, 2010

    Public meeting May 10 in Waldoboro on Route 1 median islands

    The state Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting to discuss a project to build median islands on Route 1 on Monday, May 10 at 7 p.m. at the Waldoboro Town Office. According to the DOT, the scope of the project is to enhance functionality and improve safety of the intersection of Route 1 with Depot and Jefferson streets by widening Route 1 at the intersection and installing both raised and flush ...

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