Pier Road Causeway Project

pier road causeway

Work on the Pier Road Causeway Project will begin on February 26, 2024

During the length of the project, the causeway will be limited to one lane with an automated traffic light controlling traffic patterns. Substantial completion of the project anticipated for June 30, 2024. There will be no access to the kayak launch for the next few months during construction.

In 2013 the Town identified the need to rebuild a portion of Pier Road due to continued flooding which impacts the public's ability to access the Cape Porpoise Pier and private properties.

The goal is to elevate the Pier Road causeway to improve resiliency. Planning and Engineering of the project was included in the FY23 budget. The Town received an award of $2.6 milllion for construction services from the 2022 Maine Infrastructure Adaptatation Fund.

The invitation to bid was opened in early August of 2023 and the bid was awarded to Sargent at the end of August. Construction will take place during the winter with substantial completion of work scheduled for late spring of 2024.

Below is the current schedule for the project. The road will remain open to traffic for the duration of the project. There may be some minor delays as traffic may be limited to one lane.

Winter 2023/2024 - Construction

June 2024 – Substantial Completion of work with binder pavement

June 2025 – Surface pave road (delayed one year to allow for settlement)

Most recent update: February 23, 2024.