Madawaska Land Port of Entry Madawaska, ME

PROJECT OVERVIEW

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).

TRAFFIC ADVISORIES

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Once construction begins, the port will remain open throughout. Currently, the bridge at Madawaska has been limited to 5 tons or 10,000 pounds.

COMMUNITY IMPACT

  • 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
Tenant Agencies: Department of Homeland Security (DHS) -Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) - Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and GSA.

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

SCHEDULED COMPLETION

  • 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

$65 Million

DESIGN

Project design coming soon

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