|For Immediate Release
October 12, 2010
Public Information Office
|Bi-State Bridge Funding Task Forces To Hold First Meeting
Focus On The Future Of Three Piscataqua River Bridges
The Bi-State Bridge Funding Task Forces established by Executive Orders of the Governors of New Hampshire and Maine will hold their first joint meeting on Monday, October 18, 2010 at the Maine Turnpike Authority Office in Portland, Maine.
New Hampshire Governor John Lynch and Maine Governor John Baldacci signed the Executive Orders in Portsmouth on October 5, 2010. The duties of the task forces are to:
a. Identify mechanisms that would allow the two states to jointly identify and maximize funding for the replacement, rehabilitation, repair, maintenance, and operation of the three bridges;
The October 18 Public Meeting is scheduled to begin at 11:00 AM. The Maine Turnpike Authority Office is located at 2360 Congress Street in Portland, Maine.