MDOT presents final three options at Falls Bridge public meeting

MDOT presents final three options at Falls Bridge public meeting

Seven years after the Maine Department of Transportation tapped Falls Bridge in South Blue Hill for replacement or major repair work, the 1926 tied arch bridge is inching closer to placing hammer to steel, after MDOT, Federal Highway Administration officials, and an eight-member citizen advisory committee spent 18 months exploring design options. … If replacement is chosen, an accelerated bridge construction, where the superstructure would be built off-site and joined on-site, is an option that would detour traffic for only 50-60 days and erase the question of a temporary bridge.