Water Main Break

January 30, 2023 – There is a water main break in the Surry Road area. All of Surry Rd. starting at Laurel St has no water, including Westwood Dr., Mountain View Dr., Hillside Dr. and Edaco Ct. After repairs are completed there will be a boil order for some customers. Further info will be posted when available.


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

February 25th, 2021 Workshop

There will be a workshop with City staff and the Council regarding this study on February 25, 2021 at 6pm. More details on the workshop are to follow. Members of the public are encouraged to review the study and provide any questions or comments for input to Kerri Taylor (ktaylor@ellsworthmaine.gov) or Janna Richards (jrichards@ellsworthmaine.gov) prior to February 25th.

DRAFT TRAIL FEASIBILITY STUDY – FEBRUARY 2021(PDF)

August 26th, 2020 Meeting Presentation

Contains project scope, timeline and goals.

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

December 10th, 2020 Meeting Presentation

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

August 26th, 2020 Zoom Meeting Video

December 10th, 2020 Zoom Meeting Video