A short video clip of how an ice jam forming in Grand Isle, ME on 04/17/2014.
Author: Jesse Belanger
Continued reports are coming in of ice movement and water issues on the Grimes Road in Caribou / North Caribou Road in Fort Fairfield. The road continues to be closed and impassable at this time. We encourage all motorists to please use alternate routes and remind everyone once again to never travel across flooded roadways.
Route 1A Bridge in Fort Fairfield is open as of 08:10 PM.
As of 07:40 PM, Mapleton EMA has reported that the Hughes Road is open and passable.
As of April 16th, 2014 at 03:30 PM, the current roadways are reported affected. Please remember never to cross water on roadways – it is impossible to gauge the depth or integrity of the roadway beneath. Report all flooded and blocked roadways to your local municipality, adhere to road closures and barricades and stay safe! Blaine Robinson Road Bridge – Closed Bridgewater Route 1 – Both lanes now open. Caribou Caribou Lake/Old Washburn Road – Partially Flooded Roosevelt Ave – Partially...
04/15/2014 10:00 PM From Presque Isle Police: – Burlock Road is closed
04/15/2014 10:00 PM From Presque Isle Police: Road Closures: – Henderson Road at Fair Junction – Chandler Road at #78 ** This one has a large opening and is impassable **
04/15/2014 09:00 PM Aroostook Sheriff’s Office reported to us: Limestone -WARD ROAD AND GRAND FALLS ROADS have water in the road Bridgewater – RT 1, BY BRIDGEWATER FIRE DEPT one lane due to water Houlton – RT 2 HOULTON, BY PORTER SETTLEMENT ROAD – Closed
04/15/2014 07:00 PM Update from Fort Fairfield EMA – due to moving ice conditions, the bridge on Main Street is closed until further notice. Please follow direction from your local authorities and we will do our best to keep everyone updated here as well.