4:30 p.m. Update December 14 - The Tree Trimming Project has been completed and Route 102 is now open. Work will NOT have to continue on Thursday, December 15th

Remember that tree trimming project? Remember how the weather delayed it? Well it's happening Tuesday, December 14th and Wednesday December 15th.

Captain David Kearns of the Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Police Department informed us that the work IS HAPPENING Tuesday and Wednesday December 14th and 15th!

Both lanes of travel on Route 102 will be closed completely from Oak Hill Road to Pretty Marsh Road. Southbound vehicle traffic will be detoured onto Oak Hill Road, left onto Whitney Farm Road, left onto Pretty Marsh Road back to Route 102. Northbound traffic will be detoured the reverse direction.

MDOT will be posting a truck detour for large/overweight vehicles heading south to Southwest Harbor and Tremont. These vehicles with be rerouted in Town Hill onto the Indian Point Road to Pretty Marsh Road. Large vehicles heading north to Ellsworth will be rerouted onto Pretty Marsh Road to Indian Point Road back to Route 102 in Town Hill.

 

25 Essentials to Keep in Your Vehicle During the Winter Months

It pays to be prepared for any situation when driving in Maine during the winter.