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Posted on: February 22, 2021

Town of Kennebunk Closing of Certain Town Ways to Heavy Loads Effective 2/26/2021

Posted Roads

The Town of Kennebunk has authorized the closing of certain town ways to any non-exempt vehicle or combination of vehicles registered for a gross weight of over 23,000 pounds.

Two axle trucks between 23,000 and 34,000 pounds transporting 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

·       Groceries

·       Bulk milk

·       Bulk feed

·       Solid waste

·       Animal bedding

·       Returnable beverage containers

·       Sewage from private septic tanks or porta-potties

·       Medical gases. 


The following roads will be closed to such traffic commencing on Friday, 2/26/2021 and will remain closed until at least April 30, 2021 unless otherwise posted.  Any violation of the rules is a traffic infraction punishable by a fine of not less than $250.


Alfred Road (Thompson Rd to Cole Rd)

Old Falls Road

Cole Road 

Old Port Road

Downing Road 

Perkins Lane

Durrells Bridge Road

Ross Road

Emmons Road

Russell Farms Road

Harriseckett Road

Thompson Road

Heath Road

Winnow Hill Road

Middle Road

Alfred Road will be posted from the intersection of Thompson Road to Cole Road.  The posting shall remain in force except when the way is solidly frozen.  The highway is considered solidly frozen only when the air temperature is 32 degrees F. or below and no water is showing in the cracks in the road.  Both conditions must be met.

For further information please contact the Kennebunk Public Services Department at 985-4811.

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