We are aware of ice and water movement in the St. Francis and St. John areas and are working closely with first responder agencies as well as Maine DOT to ensure the safety of all citizens in the affected area. We remind all citizens to steer clear of any ice flows and to never cross a flooded roadway – it is impossible to gauge the safety of the roadway below. Please report any flooding issues to your local authorities as...
Aroostook County EMA
A short video clip of how an ice jam forming in Grand Isle, ME on 04/17/2014.
Washburn Route 164 (towards PI) – Closed Annis Road – Closed Presque Isle Henderson Road at Fair Junction – Closed Hodgdon Catalina Road – Partially flooded St. Agatha Flat Mountain Road – Closed St. Francis Route 161 – Closed
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 www.511maine.gov 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....
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...
We are still getting reports of vehicles driving around barricades. This picture is from Fort Fairfield of one vehicle that didn’t make it. Please understand that those barricades are there for a reason.