Road Information

Interstate 95 in Maine Total Mileage in State: 305 miles
Northern End: At Canadian border
Southern End: At New Hampshire state line
Mileage covered in Photos: 305 miles
Counties covered in Photos: York Cumberland, Androscoggin, Kennebec, Somerset, Kennebec, Somerset, Penobscot, Aroostook
Major Junctions in Photos: I-195, in Saco
I-295 North, in Portland
I-395, in Bangor
Control Cities in Photos: Kittery, York, Portland, Gardiner, Augusta, Waterville, Bangor, Old Town, Houlton

Northbound

   
Interstate 95 North as it crosses the Piscataqua River Bridge into Maine from New Hampshire.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Use any of the next 3 exits to Kittery.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Speed limit sign located just past the previous picture. The speed limit on most stretches of Interstate in Maine is 65 mph. However, as you will see later, the state does have some 75 mph zones as well.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Take Exit 3 to Kittery Mall Rd.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 1: To ME 103 - Eliot / Kittery Foreside / Navy Yard  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 2: US 1 South / ME 236 South / US 1 Bypass - Kittery Center / Memorial Circle  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Another Maine welcome sign located near mile marker 2. I like this one better than the first one.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 3: US 1 North / ME 236 North - Coastal Route / Kittery / S Berwick  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Sign near mile marker 2.5 as Interstate 95 North becomes the Maine Turnpike. The tolled portion of I-95 lasts for about the next 105 miles.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at the Rest Area located near mile marker 3.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Take Exit 7 to York Beach.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at the Weigh Station located near mile marker 5.5.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 7: To ME 91 / To US 1 - The Yorks / Ogunquit  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
The speed limit drops to 50 mph as you approach the first of three toll plazas throughout the duration of the Maine Turnpike.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
At mile marker 7, the speed limit drops even lower to 35 mph as you near the toll plaza.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at the York Toll Barrier, located at mile marker 7.2.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Speed limit signs on the north side of the toll plaza. The speed limit remains at 65 mph, but a minimum speed limit of 45 mph is in effect on the turnpike.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Mileage sign located near mile marker 7.5. It's 11 miles to Wells and 100 miles to Augusta.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Near mile marker 9, this sign lists the distances to the different service plazas along the turnpike. The next one is the Kennebunk Plaza, which is 15 miles ahead.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Take Exit 19 to Sanford Recreational Lake Region.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North: Road view from mile marker 14.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Take the next exit (Exit 19) to Wells-Ogunqute Beach Area.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Also use Exit 19 to York County Community College.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 19: ME 9 / ME 109 - Wells / Sanford  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North and Maine Turnpike shields located at mile marker 20.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Take the next exit (Exit 25) to Kennebunk Beach Area.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
The Kennebunk Service Plaza is located off Exit 25, just ahead.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 25: ME 35 - Kennebunk / Kennnebunkport  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
The off-ramp for Exit 25 splits. Once on the exit ramp, keep to the right to exit and keep to the left to enter the Service Plaza.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North: Road view from mile marker 29.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 32: ME 111 - Biddeford  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Take Exit 36 to Saco-Old Orchard Beach Area.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North approaching Exit 36 - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 36: Interstate 195 East - Saco / Old Orchard Beach  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Use Exit 42 or 44 to the University of Southern Maine.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Use the next exit (Exit 42) to Sebago Lake / West Shore.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Take Exit 42 to Scarborough Downs.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Use Exit 44 to the Portland Sports Complex.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Use Exit 44 to Casco Bay Region.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Sign listing the exits to Portland, South Portland, and Westbrook.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 42: To US 1 - Scarborough  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Use Exit 46 to Portland Jetport.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North approaching Exit 44 - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 44: Interstate 295 North - South Portland / Downtown Portland  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Near mile marker 44, the speed limit drops to 55 mph as you pass through the Portland area. The 45 mph minimum speed limit still applies.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Use Exit 45 to Southern Maine Community College.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 45: To US 1 / ME 114 - Maine Mall Rd / Payne Rd  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 46: To ME 22 / ME 9 - Jetport / Congress St  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Take Exit 48 to Bridgton-Lakes Region and Shawnee Peak Ski Area at Pleasant Mt.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 47: ME 25 - Rand Road / Westbrook Arterial  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
A closer view of Interstate 95 North / Maine Turnpike shields near mile marker 48.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Take the next exit (Exit 48) to St. Joseph's College and University of New England.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 48: To ME 25 / US 302 - Riverside St / Larrabee Rd  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Take Exit 52 to Rockland, Camden, Damariscotta, Pemaquid Region.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Also take Exit 52 to Topsham, US 1 (Coastal Route), and Bath-Brunswick.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 52: To Interstate 295 / To US 1 - Falmouth / Freeport  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 53: ME 26 / ME 100 - West Falmouth  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at the Gray Service Plaza, located near mile marker 59.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Take the next exit (Exit 63) to Mt Abram-Sunday River Ski Areas.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Also use the next exit (Exit 63) to Norway-South Paris-Oxford Hills Region.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 63: US 202 / ME 115 / ME 4 / To ME 26 - Gray / New Gloucester  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North approaching the New Gloucester toll plaza - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at the New Gloucester toll plaza, located at mile marker 67.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Use Exit 75 to Andover-Rumford Recreational Area and Black Mountain Ski Area.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Also take Exit 75 to Rangeley Lakes/Saddleback Mt Ski Area.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North: Road view from mile marker 73.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 75: US 202 / ME 4 / ME 100 - Auburn  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Take the next exit (Exit 80) to Bates College.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
You can also use Exit 80 to get to Winthrop Lakes Region.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 80: To ME 196 - Lewiston  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 86: ME 9 - Sabattus / Lisbon  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North: Road view from mile marker 91.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North approaching the West Gardiner toll plaza - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at the West Gardiner toll plaza located near mile marker 100. This is the final northbound toll plaza on the Maine Turnpike.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
The West Gardiner Service Plaza is located off Exit 102.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 102: To Interstate 295 South / ME 9 / ME 126 - Gardiner / Litchfield / Service Plaza  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Take any of the next 3 exits to Augusta.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North: Road view from mile marker 107.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Take Exit 109 to the Capital Riverfront Area.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Sign near mile marker 108 indicating that you are now leaving the Maine Turnpike.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Also take Exit 109 to US 201 South toward Hallowell.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 109: US 202 / ME 11 / ME 17 / ME 100 - Augusta / Winthrop  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Standalone Interstate 95 North shield located near mile marker 109.5.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Use Exit 112A to University of Maine - Augusta and Augusta Civic Center. Use Exit 112B to Maine Veterans Memorial and Cemeteries.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 112A: ME 8 South / ME 11 South / ME 27 South - Augusta  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 112B: ME 8 North / ME 11 North / ME 27 North - Augusta / Belgrade  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 113: ME 3 - Augusta / Belfast  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 120: Lyons Rd / Sidney  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North: Road view from mile marker 123.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Take Exit 127 to Winslow and Kennedy Memorial Drive.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Also take Exit 127 to Colby College and Thomas College.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 127: ME 11 / ME 137 - Waterville / Oakland  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Take Exit 130 to Madison and Norridgewock.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 130: ME 104 - Main St / Waterville  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Take Exit 132 to Kennebec Valley Community College and Unity College.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 132: ME 139 - Fairfield / Benton  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Take Exit 133 to Northern Kennebec and Moose River Region, and Jackman.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 133: US 201 - Fairfield / Skowhegan  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 138: Hinckley Rd / Clinton / Burnham  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North: Road view from mile marker 143.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Take Exit 150 to ME 11 / ME 100 / ME 152 toward Palmyra.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 150: Somerset Ave / Pittsfield / Hartland  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North: Road view from mile marker 153.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Use Exit 157 to Dover-Foxcroft, Moosehead Lake, and Moose Mountain areas.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 157: To ME 7 / ME 11 / ME 100 - Newport / Dexter  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 161: ME 7 - East Newport / Plymouth  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 167: ME 69 / ME 143 - Etna / Dixmont  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North: Road view from mile marker 170.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 174: ME 69 - Carmel / Winterport  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North shield located near mile marker 175.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at the Rest Area located near mile marker 176.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 180: Cold Brook Rd / Hermon / Hampden  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Take Exit 182A to Downeast & Acadia Region.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Take Exit 183 to Mansfield Stadium and Sawyer Arena.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Use any of the next 6 exits to Bangor.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Take Exit 182A to the World War II, Vietnam War, and Purple Heart Memorials.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Also use Exit 182A to Downtown Bangor and the Children's Museum.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North approaching Exits 182A-B - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Take Exit 182A to the Bar Harbor Region.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Use Exit 182A to Bass Park-Bangor Auditorium.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Near mile marker 182, the speed limit decreases to 55 mph as you pass through the Bangor area.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 182A: Interstate 395 South / ME 15 South / To US 1A / ME 9 - Bangor / Brewer  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 182B: To US 2 / ME 100 West - Hermon  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 183: US 2 / ME 100 - Hammond St / Airport  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 184: ME 222 - Union St / Airport  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Take Exit 185 to Husson University and Bangor Theological Seminary.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 185: ME 15 North - Broadway  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 186: Stillwater Avenue  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Take Exit 187 to Eastern Maine Community College and the Korean War Memorial.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 187: Hogan Rd / Bangor / Veazie  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Mileage sign located near mile marker 188. It's 4 miles to Orono and 115 miles to Houlton.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Sign listing the exits to the different University of Maine locations.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 191: Kelly Rd / Orono  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
The speed limit returns to 65 mph once you're north of the Bangor area. Not for too much longer though.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 193: Stillwater Ave / Stillwater / Old Town  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Speed limit sign located near mile marker 194. The speed limit at this point increases to 75 mph and remains that way for a little over 100 miles, until you approach Houlton. Maine was the first state east of the Mississippi River to have a 75 mph speed limit when they enacted it for this stretch in 2011.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Mileage sign located near mile marker 194. It's 24 miles to Howland and 109 miles to Houlton.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 197: ME 43 - Old Town / Hudson  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at the Weigh Station located near mile marker 199.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 199: ME 16 - Alton / LaGrange / Milo  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Sign near mile marker 199, warning motorists to be alert for moose on the roadway for the next 28 miles.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North: Road view from mile marker 205.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North: Road view from mile marker 211.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 217: ME 6 / ME 155 - Howland / Lagrange  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North: Road view from mile marker 223.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Take Exit 227 to Grand Lakes and Lincoln Lakes Regions.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 227: To US 2 / ME 6 / ME 116 - Lincoln / Mattawamkeag  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North: Road view from mile marker 232.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North: Road view from mile marker 239.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Take Exit 244 for Baxter State Park's South Entrance.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at the Rest Area located near mile marker 243.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Take Exit 244 to Allagash Wilderness / Waterway / Baxter State Park.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 244: ME 157 - Medway / Millinocket  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North: Road view from mile marker 251.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at the Scenic View Area located at mile marker 252.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North: Road view from mile marker 256.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 259: Benedicta  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Take Exit 264 for Baxter State Park's North Entrance.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 264: To ME 11 / ME 158 - Sherman / Patten  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North: Road view from mile marker 269.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North: Road view from mile marker 272.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 276: ME 159 - Island Falls  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North: Road view from mile marker 281.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 286: Oakfield Road / Oakfield / Smyrna Mills  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 291: US 2 - Smyrna  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North: Road view from mile marker 295.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Take Exit 302 to Aroostook State Park.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 302: US 1 - Houlton / Presque Isle / Rest Area  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Near mile marker 302.5, the speed limit drops back down to 65 mph.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Sign near mile marker 304 stating that to continue into New Brunswick, stay straight ahead. To reverse direction and head southbound on Interstate 95, you will need to use Exit 305 to turn around.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Near mile marker 304, the speed limit drops to 40 mph as you approach the northern terminus of Interstate 95.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
The next exit (Exit 305) is the last exit before Canada Customs.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
Interstate 95 North at Exit 305: US 2 - Houlton / International Airport / Industrial Park  (Photo taken 7/25/12).
View from the exit ramp for Exit 305. As you can see ahead, the speed limit changes to 25 mph as you approach the Canada Customs checkpoint. This marks the northern terminus of Interstate 95.  (Photo taken 7/25/12).