February 28th, 2018
The Town of Wiscasset has authorized the closing of ALL town ways to any nonexempt vehicle or combination of vehicles registered for a gross weight of over 23,000 pounds.
The roads will remain closed until at least April 30, 2018 unless otherwise posted. Any violation of the rules is a traffic infraction punishable by a fine of not less than $ 250.
Two axle trucks between 23,000 and 34,000 pounds transporting Special Commodities are exempt from this closure.
Any questions please contact the Wiscasset Public Works Department at 882-8220.
Special Commodities are exempt from this closure.
Special Commodities are defined as follows:
- Home delivered heating fuel (oil, gas, coal, stove size wood that is less than 36” in length, propane and wood pellets)
- Petroleum products
- Bulk milk
- Bulk feed
- Solid waste
- Animal bedding
- Returnable beverage containers
- Sewage from private septic tanks or porta-potties
- Medical gases.