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Speed Limit Changes

The Maine Turnpike Authority will increase speed limits along the Turnpike beginning Monday, August 11, 2014.  

Friday, August 8, 2014 - Press Release

Maine Turnpike Talking Points on Speed Limit Changes

Double click the map below to see the changes.


A public hearing was held on the proposed rules at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 19th at MTA Headquarters (2360 Congress Street, Portland, Maine).  

Written comments on the proposed rules were accepted through June 29th.

The Maine Turnpike Authority Board voted on July 24, 2014 in favor of increasing the speed limits as proposed.  

The rule was approved by Attorney General's Office and speed increase goes into effect on Monday, August 11, 2014.

Link to Published Notice on Secretary of State's Website




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