Road Postings List – 2021

TOWN OF BRIDGTON
NOTICE OF ROAD POSTING

The Town of Bridgton Roads are now posted in accordance with MRS
Title 29-A Section 2395.
This is done to protect our roadways from damage during the thaw cycle.
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The following roads will be posted commencing March 1, 2021 through May 1, 2021.
For more information, please contact David Madsen, Public Services Director, at
207-647-1127 or dmadsen@bridgtonmaine.org

SOUTH BRIDGTON
Burnham Road, Willis Park Road, Ingalls Road, Fosterville Road (to end), Winn Road,
Swamp Road, North Road, Raspberry Lane, and Camp Pondicherry Road, Pinhook Rd,
Wildwood and Moose Cove Lodge.

WEST BRIDGTON
Mountain Road, Hio Ridge Road, Sam Ingalls Road, Whitney Road, Highland Pines
Road, Millbrook Road, Harmon Road, Issac Stevens Road, Kilgore Road, Cedar Drive,
East Pondicherry Road, West Pondicherry Road and South Bay Road (Knights Hill
Development).

NORTH BRIDGTON
Highland Road, Chadbourne Hill Road, Upper Ridge Road, Middle Ridge Road, Monk
Road, Kimball Road, Highland Point Development.

VILLAGE AREA
Kansas Road, Lower Main Street, Pond Road, Dugway Road, Mt. Henry Road, Zion Hill
Road, Smith Ave.

Winter Storm – Parking Ban – 2.1.2021 to 2.3.2021

PUBLIC NOTICE

Given the expectation of a heavy winter storm beginning this evening, please be advised of the
following parking ban, per the MRSA 29A Section 2068-2069 and the Bridgton Traffic
Ordinance adopted January 10, 1995 and most recently amended December 13, 2016.

Beginning this evening, Monday, Feb. 1, 2021 at 11:00pm, and ending Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021
at 7:00am, no vehicle shall be parked on any public street or way so that the town can keep our
roads clear and keep up with snow removal.
Violators vehicles may be towed at owner’s expense.

Thank you for your cooperation,
David Madsen
Public Services Director
Town of Bridgton

 

Posted 2/1/21, Rev. 2/3/21

Public Notice – Highland Lake Lowering Notification

PUBLIC NOTICE

Highland Lake Lowering Notification

Starting Friday, October 30, 2020, we will begin Highland Lake’s water lowering process, which will allow lakefront property owners to perform their dock repairs, place rip rap, clean the exposed lake bottom along the shoreline, and perform other waterfront improvements. This process will cease by November 30th.

Lakefront property owners should take actions necessary to protect their personal property. This includes, but is not limited to, adjusting pontoon retaining lines and/or properly securing or removing all boats, canoes and kayaks.

Owners planning improvements to their docks or shorelines are advised to consult the DEP and Brenda Day, Code Enforcement Officer, for allowed improvements or permits required prior to doing so. If you have any questions regarding which improvements require approval, please contact Brenda at bday@bridgtonmaine.org or call (207) 803-9963.

Thank you for your cooperation.

 

David Madsen, Public Works Director

Public Notice – Cemeteries Prep & Clean Up

PUBLIC NOTICE

Cemeteries Prep & Clean Up

Please be advised that all baskets, pots & flowers must be removed from all Bridgton town-maintained cemeteries by Thursday, October 15th, 2020 so that we may begin the process of cleaning up our cemetery grounds and preparing for the winter season.

Thank you for your cooperation.

 

David Madsen, Public Services Director

June Openings

Transfer Station Changes – June 2020

The Transfer Station will begin accepting bottle donations effective June 2nd.

We will also be opening the store with the following COVID restrictions…

  •     Please limit the number of people in your household that enter as only 5 patrons will be allowed in the building at a time.
  •     Masks are encouraged per the Governor when 6ft social distancing can not be achieved.
  •     Do not handle merchandise that you do not intend to buy.
  •     DO NOT enter the store if you are not feeling well or have the following symptoms: fever, headache, sore throat, loss of taste/smell, cough.
  •     We are asking that if you experience any of the above symptoms within 8 days of visiting any of the Town’s locations, you please contact the Town Office at 207-647-8786 and report your illness.

IMPORTANT:  In order to track the number of guests in the store at any time, we have placed a bucket at the entrance with 5 golf balls inside.  Please take a golf ball and carry it with you.  Once you are done shopping or browsing, please return the ball to an attendant for disinfecting.  The attendant will return the ball to the pile for the next patron to use.

Thank you for assisting us with our temporary restrictions so that we may offer additional services to the public.  Stay Safe!

**UPDATE** NOTICE OF ROAD POSTING

**UPDATE** As of 4/8/2020 roads are no longer posted.  Please use best judgment practices regarding the safety of large loads on saturated roads.

The Town of Bridgton Roads will be posted in accordance with MRS Title 29-A Section 2395 effective March 4, 2020.

This is done to protect our roadways from damage during the thaw cycle.

**PLEASE NOTE -PAVED ROADS LISTED BELOW & ALL DIRT ROADS WILL BE POSTED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE **

For more information please contact the Town Office, 207-647-8786 or David Madsen, Public Services Director, 207-647-2326 or 207-647-1127

SOUTH BRIDGTON

Burnham Road, Willis Park Road, Ingalls Road, Fosterville Road (to end), Winn Road, Swamp Road, North Road, Raspberry Lane, Camp Pondicherry Road, Pinhook Rd, Wildwood and Moose Cove Lodge.

WEST BRIDGTON

Mountain Road, Hio Ridge Road, Sam Ingalls Road, Whitney Road, Highland Pines Road, Millbrook Road, Harmon Road, Issac Stevens Road, Kilgore Road, Cedar Drive, East Pondicherry Road, West Pondicherry Road and South Bay Road (Knights Hill Development).

NORTH BRIDGTON

Highland Road, Chadbourne Hill Road, Upper Ridge Road, Middle Ridge Road, Monk Road, Kimball Road, Highland Point Development.

VILLAGE AREA

Kansas Road, Lower Main Street, Pond Road, Dugway Road, Mt. Henry Road, Zion Hill Road, Smith Ave.

Streetscape Public Notice – Tuesday, March 3, 2020 LAMP POSTS

Beginning this week, contractors will be installing lamp post bases and poles along the north side of Main Street as long as weather permits.

There may be brief closures of sections of sidewalk during this installation, but the contractor will work to ensure access is restored as quickly as possible.  If any business or property owners have trouble accessing their buildings, please let us know so we can do whatever we can to address your concerns.

Colin Dinsmore, PE
HEB Engineers, Inc

Holiday Recycling

‘Tis the season for wrapping paper, packaging, wreaths and trees.  Do you know where it all goes?  

Holiday trees, garlands, and wreaths – free of tinsel please! – may be disposed of at the Public Works Garage on Willett Rd.  For your convenience there is an area marked near the sand box at the east/lower entrance of the parking lot.

Please remember that wrapping paper IS recyclable, but bubble wrap and styrofoam packaging is NOT.

For more recycling tips please visit EcoMaine

Town of Bridgton Transfer Station is open T’s and S’s = Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday from 7:00AM – 5:00PM.  For more information, please visit https://bridgtonmaine.org/trash-recycling/ or call 207-647-8276.

NOTICE TO PERSON(S) PLOWING DRIVEWAYS WITHIN THE LIMITS OF THE TOWN OF BRIDGTON, MAINE

Warning is hereby given that no person or persons shall plow, shovel or otherwise deposit snow, or cause the same to be done, into the limits of any traveled public way within the Town of Bridgton.

It is permissible to plow the snow bank left by the street plow directly in front of a driveway to each side of the driveway onto the snow bank.

Pursuant to MRSA 17A, Section 505, “Placing Obstructions on a Traveled Road” and MRSA 29A Section 2396 “Snow, a person may not place and allow to remain on a public way snow or slush that has not accumulated there naturally”. Persons in violation of these laws shall be subject to legal action.

Overnight Parking

REMINDER: From November 15, 2019 – April 15, 2020 no vehicle shall be parked on any public street or way from 11:00p.m. to 7:00a.m. as per MRSA 29A Section 2068-2069 and the Bridgton Traffic Ordinance adopted January 10, 1995 and amended August 27, 1996 and October 25, 2005. A town-wide parking ban may be called for with notification. Vehicles may be towed at owner’s expense.

Main Street Lamp Posts

Main Street Lamp Posts

The Bridgton Public Works department is selling individual lamp posts for $200 “as is where is”

Interested individuals must pay in advance at the Town Office, 3 Chase Street. The office is open Monday – Friday 8:00AM – 4:00PM.

Receipt for payment must be shown at the Public Works Garage, 31 Willet Road, at the time of pick up.

To coordinate pick up, please contact David Madsen, Public Services Director at 207-647-2326. The garage is open Monday – Friday 7:00AM – 3:30PM. Please note, due to the size and weight of the lamp posts, it is the responsibility of the purchaser to provide an appropriate vehicle/trailer to transport.

For more information, please contact Jerusha Murray, Executive Secretary at 207-803-9972 or by email jmurray@bridgtonmaine.org.