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Transportation Projects

Current Road Work Project Schedule

Below are current/upcoming scheduled road work projects being conducted by the Town of Scarborough or Maine DOT. Please be aware that project schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions, etc. The following does not include urgent or immediate traffic alerts. Please reference the Scarborough Police Department Facebook page for any emergent road closure updates.

Location Project Details Expected Schedule Notes
Running Hill Road The Maine Turnpike will be doing geotechnical work between Green and Cummings Rd October 9-13 Flaggers and alternating traffic
East Grand Avenue Shaw Bros - Milling, Crack Sealing, Shim, Base Pave (Maine DOT project) September 25-October 18 Traffic delays; Weather permitting, the final coat of pavement will be placed starting 10/16
Mitchell Hill Road Paving September 8 Traffic delays
Spurwink Road (Pleasant Hill Rd to Ocean Ave) Road alignment, bike/pedestrian amenity improvements, addressing dangerous curves, road surface and drainage issues September-November Traffic delays; Phase I of project, Phase II will be in Spring 2024; Learn more about the project
Gorham Road RJ Grondin - Completing work associated with the left turn lane at the Maple Avenue intersection April-May 2024 Learn more about the project

Scarborough Transportation Improvements Map

Go to gisserver.scarborough.me.us (ScarboroughTrafficImprovements subpage)

The Scarborough Transportation Improvements Map highlights the wide array of projects happening within Scarborough’s public right-of-ways, currently and in upcoming years. Projects are categorized by the entity conducting the work: Maine Department of Transportation (DOT), Private Developers, and Town (Engineering and Public Works). Once in the map, click an icon to learn more about the project timeline, read relevant materials, and access contact information.

Transportation Projects

Transportation Network Study
  • Engineering & Technical Services

A Transportation Network Study will be conducted in 2024. The last Townwide Transportation Study was completed in 2006. Over the past two decades, infrastructure, development patterns, and priorities have changed. The updated study will look at broad categories within Scarborough's transportation system. 

project map
  • Engineering & Technical Services

The Downs development is a proposed multi-phase redevelopment that will eventually include all the Scarborough Downs property and generate over 2,000 peak hour traffic trips. Learn more about the significant infrastructure and transportation network improvements that will be occurring in the Town of Scarborough, and beyond, associated with the development at the Downs.

  • Downs
  • Growth
  • Infrastructure
Route One/Pine Point Resiliency
  • Engineering & Technical Services

Scarborough received a Community Action Grant for $46,240 for its proposed project, “Climate-Ready Infrastructure: Building a Resilient Route 1 and Pine Point Road”. The funding will be used to develop resiliency strategies for US Route 1 where it crosses Scarborough Marsh and State Route 9 (Pine Point Road) near the Maine Audubon Center. US Route 1 is a major mobility corridor that stretches through the heart of Scarborough. 

Gorham Road Construction Project
  • Engineering & Technical Services

Learn more about the ongoing Gorham Road Reconstruction Project. The multi-year project entails road surface replacement, drainage upgrades, and a consideration of alternative transportation amenities.

  • Construction
  • Infrastructure