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Roads and Bridges
Timothy C. Polky, Road Commissioner
Scope of Services
The Town Office is responsible for the maintenance of one bridge (Rackliff Island Causeway) and approximately 30 miles of Town roads.
Route 131 and 73 are State-maintained roads. However, for Route 73 the Town is responsible for the winter maintenance under an agreement with the State, who provides for summer maintenance.
Issues regarding roads should be directed to the Road Commissioner, John M. Falla, at the Town Office during normal business hours.
Road Postings - Heavy Loads Limited
During winter when frost weakens road substructure a vehicle weight restriction may be imposed. Exemptions apply for certain vehicles. Waivers for special circumstances may be obtained from the Select Board. Please contact the Town Office for further information on this subject.
Problems or issues regarding street lights should be reported to the town office. If a repair is required, they will contact the power company.
Update: At the January 13th Select Board meeting, the Road Safety Survey Committee reviewed their recommendations.
The Board agreed with the specified action items and the recommendation that all Port Clyde Village items be completed before the 2014 summer season.
Following a fatal accident at the Monhegan Boat Line wharf during the summer of 2013 the issue of public safety in Port Clyde village came before the Select Board. As a result of consultation with the Maine Department of Transportation’s (MDOT) traffic engineer, it was recommended that a Road Safety Survey Committee be created to address the issues.
On September 30, 2013, the Select Board approved the following Charge for the ad hoc committee.
The Committee will consist of seven (7) members that will include the following:
The Committee will be advised and assisted by MDOT’s Traffic Engineer for the Region that includes the Town of St George.
Responsibilities of the Committee will include:
Dave Allen, ME DOT Traffic Engineer, will provide advice and assistance to the Committee.
The Select Board asked for public comment via email - or in other written form - regarding what the public sees as safety issues concerning vehicle and pedestrian traffic in Port Clyde village. Please submit your comments via email here. Your input will be provided to the Select Board and the Road Safety Survey Committee.
As the Select Board member on the Road Safety Survey Committee, Marguerite Cutroni's primary role is to represent the issues and concerns identified by the public.
Documents & Ordinances
Visit the Documents page to view the following: