Wiscasset Route 1 Downtown Update:

Project Update

THIS WEEK

Sunday Night. June 9:

  • The contractor will mill out the pavement on US Route 1 from the railroad tracks to Water Street and replace it with new pavement.
  • The Water Street and US Route 1 intersection areas will be fine graded and paved.
  • The Middle Street and US Route 1 intersection areas will be fine graded. Vibratory roller work is necessary for placing pavement.
  • The foundation for the traffic mast arm on Middle Street North will be excavated.

Monday Night, June 10:

  • The contractor will fine grade and pave Water Street North, from US Route 1 to the staircase by Trifles.
  • The Railroad Avenue and US Route 1 intersection area will be fine graded.
  • The Middle Street and US Route 1 intersection areas will be paved. Vibratory roller work is necessary for placing pavement and compacting the gravel.
  • Foundation work for the traffic mast arm on Middle Street North will continue.

Tuesday Night, June 11:

  • The contractor will dig out 22 inches of fill in both the Fort Hill and Route 218 intersection areas. New gravel fill will be placed and compacted.
  • Water Street North from US Route 1 to Trifles 2 will be paved.
  • The Railroad Avenue and US Route 1 intersection area will be paved. Vibratory roller work is necessary for placing pavement and compacting the gravel.
  • Foundation work for the traffic mast arm on Middle Street North will continue.

Wednesday Night, June 12:

  • The contractor will dig out 22 inches of fill in area for three parking spaces on US Route 1 (near Marston House) and the loading zone (near Mammy’s). New gravel fill will be placed and compacted. Three inches of pavement will be placed.
  • The Fort Hill and Route 218 intersection areas will be paved. Vibratory roller work is necessary for placing pavement and compacting the gravel.
  • Concrete will be poured for the traffic mast arm on Middle Street North.

Thursday Night, June 13:

  • The contractor will fine grade and pave the area around Water Street South and US Route 1 (near Sarahs Cafe). New gravel fill will be placed and compacted. Three inches of pavement will be placed. Vibratory roller work is necessary for placing pavement and compacting the gravel.

NOTE: If possible, the contractor paving crew may put a second layer of pavement on US Route 1. If things are going well next week, the contractor may also try to pave the lot by the Pier (near Spragues).

FOLLOWING WEEK Week of 6/16 – 6/20:

  • The contractor will begin foundation work for the traffic mast arm (by Reds Eats).
  • The contractor will complete the second layer of pavement on US Route 1.
  • The contractor will complete the second layer of pavement on side roads.
  • The contractor will continue to remove sidewalks and prepare for granite curb placement.
  • The contractor will pour the concrete for the controller cabinet (near Trifles).
  • The contractor will place electrical conduit in areas where sidewalks have been removed.

All scheduling is weather dependent and subject to change. In the event that this happens, updates will be made and sent out as soon as possible.