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People engaged in vehicle transport are compelled to get legal license from the director or commissioner of Maine department of transportation. The department plans for future transportation needs and assists in the development, operation and maintenance of services and facilities while promoting transportation safety.

Mission and Goals of MaineDOT

To improve safety for the travelling people and to promote the motor transportation.

Summary Regarding Maine East-West Highway

Market trends

The flow of existing commodity traffic into and through Maine is primarily in a north-south direction. Despite Canada's importance to Maine as an export market, the volume (weight) of Maine commodities shipped to Canadian destinations is still modest compared to other US markets.

Summary of Projected Truck Freight Movements

The below information’s gives you a detailed summary of the Projected Truck Freight Movements to, through and Around Maine from 1997 to 2015.

Annual Freight Movements by Maine-US:

Bi-directional flow (Millions of Tons) in 1997: 15.2
Bi-directional flow (Millions of Tons) in 2018: 23.8
Total Change (Growth: 1997-2015): 8.6%
Average Change: 0.48
Annual Growth Rate: 2.5%

Annual Freight Movements by Maine-Canada:

Bi-directional flow (Millions of Tons) in 1997: 4.8
Bi-directional flow (Millions of Tons) in 2018: 9.2
Total Change (Growth: 1997-2015):4.4%
Average Change: 0.25
Annual Growth Rate: 3.7%

Annual Freight Movements by Canada-US, Through Maine:

Bi-directional flow (Millions of Tons) in 1997: 2.6
Bi-directional flow (Millions of Tons) in 2018: 6.9
Total Change (Growth: 1997-2015):4.3%
Average Change: 0.24
Annual Growth Rate: 5.6%

Truck Freight to, from and through Maine

Bi-directional flow (Millions of Tons) in 1997: 4.8
Bi-directional flow (Millions of Tons) in 2018: 9.2
Total Change (Growth: 1997-2015):17.4%
Average Change: 0.97
Annual Growth Rate: 3.2%

Potential Diversion: Canada Truck & Rail

Bi-directional flow (Millions of Tons) in 1997: 4.8
Bi-directional flow (Millions of Tons) in 2018: 9.2
Total Change (Growth: 1997-2015): 3.3%
Average Change: 0.18
Annual Growth Rate: 1.4%

Total E-W Highway Potential:

Total Bi-directional flow (Millions of Tons) in 1997: 34.0
Total Bi-directional flow (Millions of Tons) in 2018: 54.7
Total Change (Growth: 1997-2015): 20.6%
Average Change: 1.15
Annual Growth Rate: 2.7%

Maine DOT warns its public

Maine DOT warns General public of Moose Crashes

  • Maine government warns its public about the car crashes that happens because of moose.
  • About 600 crashes with moose occur each year in Maine, resulting in several fatalities and injuries.
    brake for moose
  • With moose weighing up to 1500 pounds and standing 10 feet tall, collisions often knock out their thin legs, causing the moose to crush the passenger compartment.
  • Moose crashes can happen anywhere in the state. Reports say that 80% of moose crashes and 90% of fatal crashes are occurring during night times.

Accident review on HCL by MaineDOT for 2003-2005

Maine DOT rules for park and ride lots
Accident data was obtained from MaineDOT for 2003-2005. Two factors considered for calculating High crash rate are:
  1. CRF (critical rate factor)

  2. Number of accidents in that site.
    CFR greater than 1
Location No. of Accidents CRF
Intersection of Preble street and Pillsbury street 1 0.54
Preble street between Pillsbury street and Willow street 1 1.40
Willow street between Preble street and Franklin terrace 1 0.93

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