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Road conditions across Maine during nor'easter

Downed trees across the state are not only knocking out power but making driving difficult Thursday morning.

MAINE, Maine — Police departments across Maine are asking drivers to be extra careful Thursday morning as powerful winds gusting to over 60 mph have brought down trees across the state. 

Thousands of Mainers are without power Thursday morning but plenty still have to travel to work and school. 

A utility pole and wires down on Route 1 in Saco near the Scarborough line closed the road for an hour Thursday morning but as of 5:20 a.m., the road was open. 

  • South Berwick: Route 4  was closed but is back open as of 6:45 a.m.
  • Cumberland: Tuttle Road in Cumberland has several trees down.
  • North Berwick: Fox Farm Hill Road from Ford Quint to Hammond is closed. Debris is in the roadway in most areas and police in the area are asking drivers to use caution. 
  • North Berwick: Downed tree on Beech Street. 
Credit: North Berwick Police
Beech Street in North Berwick
  • Woolwich: Route 1 closed around 5:45 a.m. due to tree limbs and power lines down.
  • Falmouth: Allen Avenue is closed for a downed tree. 
  • Woodstock: Route 26 is closed on South Main Street. Traffic is being diverted to Perkins Valley Road. 
  • Tremont: Seal Cove Road is blocked due to downed tree. 
  • Trenton-Bar Harbor: Route 3 is closed as of 7 a.m.

Downed trees on train tracks are causing the Downeaster to experience significant service disruptions and delays today.

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