UPDATE- Sunday December 5th - Because of the anticipated rain and high winds, this project will not begin on Monday December 6th but instead will start on December 7th. We will keep you posted on the upcoming days

If you are traveling through Somesville during the day, Monday- Wednesday December 6th through the 8th plan on allowing for some extra travel time. Route 102 in Somesville will be closed to through traffic from 8 a.m to 4:30 p.m. to allow for tree removal

In the event of inclement weather, the closure may be shifted to days later in the week.

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.

Please be careful and watch your speeds on the detoured roads as more traffic will be on these roads than normal.

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