A bypass will divert more traffic into small Route 1 towns, while other work will focus on repaving, an airport improvement, and culvert and bridge repairs.
The far-flung county with high poverty rates is searching for solutions to a lack of a comprehensive public transportation system.
The run-down Frank J. Wood Bridge linking Brunswick and Topsham has remained standing for years through a group’s efforts, and now a new bridge will cost millions more.
The plan includes repaving projects on Route 1, improvements at Machias Valley Regional Airport, and road, culvert and bridge projects in Addison, Jonesport and elsewhere.
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