Category: Emergency Alerts


Road Closure Updates – April 16th 2014 03:30 PM

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...

Road Closure Updates April 17, 2014 0900

Updated road closures that we are aware of at this time. For further updates and information on roads, please contact your local community or go to Washburn Route 164 (towards PI) – Closed Annis Road – Closed Presque Isle Henderson Road at Fair Junction – Closed Fort Fairfield Dorsey Road – Closed Currier Road – Closed Strickland Road – Closed Riverside Drive – Partial Forest Avenue – Closed Russell Road – Closed Hodgdon Catalina Road – Partially flooded  St....

Road Conditions Update from ACSO

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

Fort Fairfield Road Closure – Main Street Bridge

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.

Mapleton Road Closure – Hughes Road

04/15/2014 06:00 PM AKEMA just received a report that the Hughes Road in Mapleton is now closed due to water runoff across the road. We continue to stress for all motorists to use extreme caution and never to cross and body of water on the roadway.

Ice Out 2014 Update

*****PRESS RELEASE***** 04/15/2014 04:00 PM Ice Out 2014 Update Aroostook EMA (AKEMA) is receiving reports of multiple road closures across the County. The majority of the issues are coming from melting snowpack running off into the roads and causing things as small as water in the road to complete washouts of pavement and culverts. Aroostook EMA is also sending and receiving information with Canadian Emergency Measures (EMO) so that both countries can be better informed on river flows. AKEMA has...