Project Overview

  • The City of Ellsworth and MaineDOT agreed to work together through MaineDOT’s Planning Partnership Initiative (PPI) program to conduct this Study.
  • Study’s purpose is to evaluate and analyze connectivity alternatives between
    the Ellsworth Trail and the Sunrise Trail.
  • Potential improvements to be considered may include:
    • New/rehabilitated sidewalks and curb ramps
    • Roadway pavement markings (e.g. crosswalks, lane marking, shared lane marking and bicycle lane markings)
    • Signs (e.g. Destination and wayfinding signs, parking restrictions, bike and pedestrian crossing signs and advance warning signs)
    • Enhanced pedestrian and bicyclist street crossings/intersection treatments
    • Drainage adjustments
    • Roadway and trail improvements

August 26th, 2020 Zoom Meeting Video

August 26th, 2020 Meeting Presentation

Contains project scope, timeline and goals.

2020 Bicycle-Pedestrian Trail Connectivity Feasibility Study August 26th,2020 Presentation(PDF)