Petition statement to be delivered to Maine Department of Transportation

TO MDOT RE: DESERT ROAD INTERCHANGES

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TO MDOT RE: DESERT ROAD INTERCHANGES

To be delivered to Maine Department of Transportation

Petition Statement

We, the undersigned, oppose any further expenditure on the Desert Road interchanges with I-295
There are currently 11 signatures. We need 50 signatures!

Petition Background

Some of you may have gotten a postcard from Maine DOT indicating planners are thinking of a spaghetti-like interchange and stop-light system for both the east and west sides of the I-295/Desert Road interchange.

This is complete overkill. See www.mainedot.gov: on the splashpage click on Freeport divergent diamond link.

1. Sure, a few minutes a day, a few days a week, some congestion occurs. But please! We intelligent citizens can make do with this.

2. If the department insists, let's use a roundabout. These are much simpler and do not involve a traffic light.

3. DOT, whose budget was slashed and whose bonds were refused by the governor, should be spending money on repairs, not new construction.

Thank you for considering this,


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