Maine Department of Transportation (MaineDOT) will hold a formal public meeting to discuss the swing span replacement of Barters Island Bridge, which carries Barters Island Road SA 5 over the Back River in Boothbay, on Tuesday, March 21, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Boothbay Fire Department, 911 Wiscasset Road in Boothbay. 

MaineDOT will present the proposed recommendations for the bridge, listen to concerns, receive comments, and answer questions about the project. Anyone with an interest is invited to attend and participate in the meeting. 

Any inquiries regarding the project may be directed to MaineDOT Senior Project Manager Leanne Timberlake: call 624-3422 or email