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Stackpole Creek Bridge (Simpson Road) Closing Notification Procedure

  1. Based on a predicted rain event of 1 inch or more in a 24 hour period, the Saco Public Works Director will notify the Saco Dispatch (284-4535) that the bridge is closed.
  2. Saco Dispatch shall notify the following departments or agencies:
    • Buxton Dispatch - 207-929-5151
    • Saco Fire Department -207-282-3244
    • RSU 23 - 207- 284-5959
  3. Saco Department of Public Works (DPW) will post the bridge status on the dedicated phone line 282-7669.
  4. DPW will send an email notification to the interested parties that have requested inclusion on the email notification (contact Amy Oliver at aoliver@sacomaine.org ) to be added to the list.
  5. Signs in Saco and Buxton will be changed by the respective municipalities to notify the public of the bridge status.
  6. The closing will remain in effect until the Saco Engineer inspects and determines that the bridge can be reopened.
  7. After reopening determination, the Saco Public Works Director will notify the Saco Dispatch that the bridge will be reopened.
  8. Saco Dispatch shall notify the following departments or agencies that the bridge has been reopened:
    • Buxton Dispatch - 207-929-5151
    • Saco Fire Department -207-282-3244
    • RSU 23 - 207- 284-5959
  9. Emails and phone messages will be changed by the Saco DPW changing the bridge status to open.
  10. Buxton and Saco will change out the signage in both municipalities.