Pres. Joe Biden is coming to Maine on Friday to speak about Bidenomics and manufacturing at Auburn Manufacturing Inc., in response to data from the White Home. For Maine drivers, meaning getting across the midcoast and central Maine could possibly be a bit of more difficult than regular.
Right here’s what we all know thus far:
Air Power One might be flying into Brunswick Govt Airport round 11 a.m., in response to data from the White Home. From there, Biden might be touring to Auburn to offer his speech. It’s unclear if he might be touring through motorcade or helicopter by way of Maine. Officers together with Auburn Mayor Jason Levesque mentioned they don’t seem to be allowed to reveal that data.
If Biden travels by motorcade, it’s probably he’ll cross by way of Brunswick, Topsham, Lisbon, Lisbon Falls, Auburn and probably Lewiston. If Biden travels by helicopter, he’ll fly instantly from Brunswick to Auburn and journey domestically by way of Auburn.
Due to safety surrounding Biden’s go to, the cities the Bangor Each day Information contacted couldn’t present precise data on potential site visitors modifications or roadblocks.
Chief Scott Stewart of the Brunswick Police Division mentioned the plan across the go to is “fairly the operation,” however was unable to supply any further data.
In Auburn, the place Biden is scheduled to talk, Levesque mentioned that Friday goes to be principally a traditional day although there is perhaps some rerouting of site visitors and a few minor delays on the highway.
“I don’t suppose [there will be] any main disruptions,” Levesque mentioned. “I don’t anticipate a ticker tape parade.”
There additionally is perhaps some noisy airspace, Levesque mentioned, however in any other case, he’s anticipating a secure and clean expertise for Biden’s go to.
A navy cargo aircraft took off from Brunswick Govt Airport on Thursday, but it surely’s unclear whether or not the aircraft was associated to Biden’s go to. A number of Air Power planes unloaded cargo and armored vehicles on the Brunswick Govt Airport as we speak, in response to data from Nate Wildes, founder and proprietor of Flight Deck Brewing Firm.
Jules Walkup is a Report for America corps member. Further assist for this reporting is offered by BDN readers.