Feature article on the debate over widening 30 miles of the Maine Turnpike. The
Feature article on the debate over widening 30 miles of the Maine Turnpike. The Maine Turnpike is in the midst of a major modernization plan, and Paul Violette, executive director, says it makes sense to add pavement at the same time bridges are being replaced, interchanges rebuilt and lane widths brought up to standards. Brownie Carson of the Natural Resources Council of Maine believes the Maine Turnpike Authority has not examined all options for relieving traffic congestion on the turnpike. Details; statistics on traffic counts on the Maine Turnpike, Interstate 95 and I-295; related articles on transportation policies in other New England states; Rideshare, the Greater Portland Council of Government's carpooling venture; and the return of passenger rail service between Portland and Boston.
Maine Turnpike, Referendums (State)
Rooks, Douglas, "Feature article on the debate over widening 30 miles of the Maine Turnpike. The" (1997). Maine News Index – Maine Times. 2763.