US 1 In Maine Was Recently Named The Deadliest Highway In The State
We all know that driving through Maine is a great way to see the state. And if you’ve been reading for a while you know that some of our favorite articles are road trips we’ve created through the various parts of Maine. While we want everyone to get out and explore, it’s important to remember that driving even in nice weather can be dangerous here. In fact, one of our most beautiful roadways was recently named the most dangerous in Maine.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
There have been 20 crashes, 2 fatalities and 6 injuries on Portland Road, Willis Park Road, Sandy Creek Road in Bridgton. Broadway, Hobart Street and Broadway, Burleigh Road, and Griffin Road in Bangor have seen 33 crashes, 1 fatality and 13 injuries. And, in Lewiston, there have been 33 crashes, 1 fatality and 9 injuries on Old Greene Road, Randall Road, and Sabattus Street.
Now that we’ve reminded you to be careful when driving, hop in the car and head out to explore these 10 beautiful byways in Maine. They’re perfect for a scenic drive!
Michelle has lived in many places, but counts Maine as one of the best. In addition to the smell of ocean water in the air on rainy days in Portland, she loves puppies, photography, funny people, the Maine Red Claws, traveling, fresh tomatoes, Cambodia and filling out forms. For questions, comments and inquiries please email: [email protected]
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