Madawaska Land Port of Entry Madawaska, ME
An Aerial view looking from Edmundston Canada towards the town of Madawaska, Maine.Learn more: GSA Participates in Madawaska Bridge Study Meeting >
The current project consists of a new Land Port of Entry that will be designed and built in concurrence with a new Madawaska bridge by Maine Department of Transportation (MDOT).
Once construction begins, the port will remain open throughout. Currently, the bridge at Madawaska has been limited to 5 tons or 10,000 pounds.
- Major permit port in Maine
- Trucks southbound processed yearly: 16,258
- Pedestrians southbound cross yearly: 1,251
- Buses southbound processed yearly: 52
- POVs southbound processed yearly: 431,903
- Major economic factor in the industries and commerce between Madawaska and Edmonton
- Supplemental EIS in progress
MODERNIZATION AND EXPANSION
- Designed to accommodate non-intrusive inspection equipment
- Will remain a permit port with sufficient space in the design to accommodate possible change in the designation to become a commercial port
- The 2009 project was re-evaluated in 2011 and replaced by a Port Refresh Project.
- In December 2016, GSA partially funded a joint study with Maine DOT and New Brunswick DOT on an international bridge study for Madawaska and Edmundston.
- The GSA project team is in the process of awarding a Phase 2 Feasibility Study, Pre-Design, and Bridging Contract Documents contract for a Design Build Bridging delivery method.
- Joint (MDOT, NBDTI and GSA) Bridge Feasibility Study: January 2017 - April 2018
- Phase 2 Feasibility Study and Supplemental NEPA Actions: Present to Late 2018
- Pre-Design and Bridging Contract Documents: Fall 2018 - Spring 2019
COST AND FUNDING STATUS
Project design coming soon