Good news bad news with the City of Ellsworth announcing that roads below are posted, effective February 19th. The good news ... Spring is on its way. The bad news.., It makes it harder for contractors to deliver product and large trucks to operate on public roadways.

The load limit is 23,000 pounds and the penalty is $100 per offense plus damages. Drivers are responsible for looking for the orange blaze heavy loads limited signs. The following roads are posted

Effective FEBRUARY 19, 2019 the following public ways in Ellsworth are closed to heavy loads except when solidly frozen:

Addie Road
Alton Avenue
American Avenue
Atlantic Highway
Autumn Road
Beechland Road
Bohn Road
Bridgetwin Road
Boggy Brook Road
Branch Pond Road
Buttermilk Road
Carlisle Street
Fletcher Street
Gameston Park
Gary Moore Road
Gilpatrick Road
Grant Street
Guptil Farm Road
Hagen’s Elbow
Hanson’s Landing Road
Happytown Road
Haynes Avenue
Hillside Drive
Lake’s Lane
Maddocks Avenue
McKenzie Avenue
McDonald Avenue
Moore Farm Circle East
Mountain View
Nicolin Road
Old Mill Road
Red Bridge Road
Shore Road
Spencer Street
Spindle Road
Sunset Park Road
Tamarack Road
Third Street
Twin Hills Road
Union Street
Westwood Drive
Windsor Road
Winkumpaugh Road
Woodland Road