MDOT Updates related to the 2016-2017-2018 Work Plan, Public Involvement, and Highway Corridor Priorities (HCP) and Customer Service Levels (CSL) can be found on our Transportation page here.
Stream Smart Road Crossing Workshops
Maine Department of Environmental Protection has announced their 2016 Stream Smart Introductory Workshops, being held at various locations around the state. These workshops will focus on road-stream crossings, and will be helpful in preparing water bond grant applications. Scholarships are available to Penobscot River Watershed towns as part of the NOAA Penobscot River Watershed Blueprint project. Two workshops are being held in the Penobscot Watershed in an effort to ramp up Stream Smart implementation in this region of the state.
Click here to view the flyer.
Register on-line, or download a registration form here.
Watershed Management Plan Workshop
Maine Department of Environmental Protection will hold a workshop March 2, 2016 for prospective grant applicants about 2 upcoming requests for proposals (RFP) offering grants [CWA Sections 319 or 604(b)] to help communities develop or implement their watershed-based management plans.
Click here for more information.
Cycling In Acadia National Park
The National Park Service has just opened over 8.5 miles of new bike trails in the Schoodic Peninsula section of the park. In addition to the trails, the new portion of the park includes campgrounds and 4 miles of hiking trails. Click here for a map and more information.
Maine Geological Survey Flood Hazard Website
- 2015 Highest Annual Tide (HAT)
- sea level rise and storm surge scenarios (1, 2, 3.3, and 6 feet on top of the 2015 HAT)
- Potential Hurricane Inundation Mapping (PHIM) datasets for Category 1 and 2 events making landfall at mean tide or mean high tide
- Maine FEMA Floodplain Maps (available from the Maine Floodplain Management Office)
Find your Floodplain
HCPC has created an easy user-interface for you to see FEMA's preliminary flood insurance maps for Hancock County. Click on the area of interest to download a PDF file showing the proposed flood insurance map. The 90 day comment period has closed. However, final maps will not be released until summer, 2016. Appeals may further delay the process. Subsequent changes will require a Letter of Map Amendment or LOMA.
Build Your Own Weather Map
New Online Weather Mapping GIS Application from NOAA