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Contact: Sean Bonnage, 207-288-8806
BAR HARBOR, MAINE – A paving project for the Park Loop Road, Sieur De Monts Spring entrance road, and Old Farm Road will kick off this fall. Paving of the Park Loop Road will begin on October 11, and will start at Sand Beach Entrance Station and go to the end of the one-way at Stanley Brook Road. The paving project will begin with prep work, including the grinding of transitions and milling occurring within the first two weeks. Paving is scheduled for the last two weeks of October. Striping will occur in November after paving has been completed. The project’s timeline is dependent on the weather.
There will be temporary lane closures and some temporary restrictions for parking in the right lane on the Park Loop Road. The project at Sieur De Monts Spring will consist of the insertion of a culvert and paving at the entrance road. Work at Old Farm Road will consist of paving. Visitors should expect possible traffic delays due to traffic management. Visitors should use caution and maintain a safe speed when approaching equipment and crews. Please plan accordingly and pack your patience as the park works to accomplish this necessary and critical preservation work. Visitors are encouraged to check the park’s website for current conditions and other park information.
Additionally, the Cadillac Summit Road will close for the season in early November to accommodate culvert replacement on the Cadillac Summit Road, with paving to follow in the spring. Final dates and details for the Cadillac culvert and paving project will be released as soon as they are available.
Last updated: September 30, 2022