Read as much as you want on BostonGlobe.com, anywhere and anytime, for just 99¢.

Celtics Live

57

65

3rd Quarter 10:51

AUGUSTA, Maine

Bills address proposed east-west highway in Maine

Continue reading below

Several bills have been introduced that reflect lawmakers’ concerns over a proposed east-west highway, a 230-mile route across Maine that would connect Canadian points. The highway would be operated privately and be maintained with tolls. The bills are being drafted, so all of their details are not known. But the titles show that one would take away the $300,000 state appropriation for a feasibility study on the project, and another would modify that appropriation. Other bills would restrict the use of eminent domain, to protect property owners along the proposed route, and one would create a special commission to oversee further study for an east-west highway.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 5 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week