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...
Aroostook County EMA Blog
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.
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....
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.
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.
04/15/2014 03:00 PM Mapleton Fire Chief/EMA Director reporting the Pullcifer Rd @ TeaKettle Brook is closed due to brook flooding. He also reported that the Hughes Road is having washout issues from field runoff.
*****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...