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Bridge Repairs at Acadia National Park Starting in Early September 2014

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Date: August 15, 2014
Contact: Keith Johnston, 207-288-8750

The National Park Service will be performing maintenance and significant repairs to several motor road bridges in Acadia National Park. The work will involve waterproofing, improving drainage, and rehabilitating and/or reconstructing masonry and mortar joints of the bridges. The repair work will continue over the next year and is expected to be completed by the end of September 2015. The bridges, their location and schedule of repairs are as follows:

In 2014:

  • Paradise Hill Bridge, Park Loop Road over Duck Brook Road, Bar Harbor
    • This bridge is located between State Route 233 and the park visitor center. It is over the section of Duck Brook Road that is currently closed to motor vehicles.
    • Work will be occurring between late August through mid-November of 2014;traffic will be restricted to one lane only intermittently throughout this period.
  • Day Mountain Bridge, Route 3 over Park Loop Road , Mount Desert
    • This bridge is located south of Blackwoods Campground where State Route 3 passes over the Park Loop Road.
    • Work will be occurring between early September through the end of October 2014;traffic will be restricted to one lane only intermittently for both State Route 3 and the Park Loop Road as work will be completed throughout this period.
  • Route 233 Bridge, Park Loop Road over Route 233, Bar Harbor
    • This bridge is located west of the park entrance road on State Route 233 and the Park Loop Road passes overhead.
    • Work will be occurring the first week of September through mid-November of 2014;traffic on State Route 233 and the Park Loop Road will be restricted to one lane only intermittently throughout this period.
In 2015:
  • Fish House Road Bridge, Park Loop Road over Fish House Road, Mount Desert
    • This bridge is located on the Park Loop Road north of Fabbri Picnic Area, the Fish House Road passes beneath.
    • Work will be occurring from mid-April to mid-July 2015, traffic on the Park Loop Road will intermittently be restricted to one lane traffic and the Fish House Road will be closed during this period.
  • Sieur de Monts Bridge, State Route 3 over Park Loop Road at Sieur de Monts, Bar Harbor
    • This bridge is located just south of Jackson Laboratory on State Route 3, the Park Loop Road passes beneath.
    • Work will be occurring from early April through June 2015; traffic on State Route 3 and the Park Loop Road will be restricted to one lane only intermittently throughout this period. While work is occurring underneath the bridge on the east side of the park loop road car traffic will be allowed but bus detours will be in place. More information on this closure will be forthcoming.
  • Kebo Brook Bridge, Park Loop Road over Kebo Brook, Bar Harbor
    • Bridge is located on the Park Loop Road at the Gorge Path Trailhead, Kebo Brook passes beneath
    • Work will be occurring from mid-July through September 2015;traffic on the park loop road will be restricted to one lane traffic only intermittently throughout this period.
For more information contact Keith Johnston at 207-288-8750, Clay Gilley at 207-812-8989, or visit our Temporary Closures page.

 

 

Bridge Repairs at Acadia National Park Starting September 2014

Map shows bridge improvement locations. Click on icon to view construction period and description of traffic restrictions.

Did You Know?

Cobblestone Bridge, faced with rounded cobblestones, has a stream running underneath.

The historic carriage road system at Acadia National Park features 17 stone-faced bridges spanning streams, waterfalls, cliffs, and roads. The design of each bridge, such as Cobblestone Bridge, is unique.