Maine Revised Statutes

§1882. Access points and control stations

Except as provided in this section, the bureau may determine the location of access points, control stations and watercourse crossings within the waterway. [2005, c. 598, §1 (RPR); 2011, c. 657, Pt. W, §7 (REV); 2013, c. 405, Pt. A, §24 (REV).]

1. Spring, summer and fall motor vehicle access to watercourse.  Spring, summer and fall access by motor vehicle to the edge of the watercourse must be maintained at:
A. Chamberlain Thoroughfare Bridge; [2005, c. 598, §1 (NEW).]
B. Churchill Dam; [2005, c. 598, §1 (NEW).]
C. Umsaskis Lake Thoroughfare; [2005, c. 598, §1 (NEW).]
D. Henderson Brook Bridge; [2005, c. 598, §1 (NEW).]
E. Michaud Farm; and [2005, c. 598, §1 (NEW).]
F. Twin Brooks. [2005, c. 598, §1 (NEW).]
[ 2005, c. 598, §1 (NEW) .]
2. Spring, summer and fall access by motor vehicle to existing short trails.  Spring, summer and fall access by motor vehicle to short trails existing on the effective date of this subsection and leading to the watercourse must be maintained at:
A. John's Bridge, limited to:
(1) Unloading and access during the months of May and September;
(2) Day use only with a permit from the bureau;
(3) Parking outside the restricted zone; and
(4) No vehicle access to the water's edge; [2005, c. 598, §1 (NEW); 2011, c. 657, Pt. W, §7 (REV); 2013, c. 405, Pt. A, §24 (REV).]
B. Bissonette Bridge road, over the road existing on the effective date of this paragraph to the trail existing on the effective date of this paragraph to the water's edge; [2005, c. 598, §1 (NEW).]
C. Finley Bogan, from the Inn Road to the top of the high bank; [2005, c. 598, §1 (NEW).]
D. Ramsey Ledge Campsite, limited to the motor vehicle parking area behind vegetative screening. Self-contained motor vehicle camping is allowed and canoe access is allowed; and [2005, c. 598, §1 (NEW).]
E. Indian Stream, by the trail existing on the effective date of this paragraph. [2005, c. 598, §1 (NEW).]
[ 2005, c. 598, §1 (NEW); 2011, c. 657, Pt. W, §7 (REV); 2013, c. 405, Pt. A, §24 (REV) .]
3. Snowmobile access to watercourse.  The bureau shall maintain 19 snowmobile access points to the watercourse. Snowmobiles are prohibited on Allagash Lake and Allagash Stream.
[ 2005, c. 598, §1 (NEW); 2011, c. 657, Pt. W, §7 (REV); 2013, c. 405, Pt. A, §24 (REV) .]
4. Permanent watercourse crossings.  Notwithstanding section 1876, subsection 1, only the following six bridges within the waterway are permanent watercourse crossings:
A. Henderson Brook Bridge; [2005, c. 598, §1 (NEW).]
B. Reality Bridge, also known as Umsaskis Bridge; [2005, c. 598, §1 (NEW).]
C. Churchill Dam Bridge; [2005, c. 598, §1 (NEW).]
D. John's Bridge; [2005, c. 598, §1 (NEW).]
E. Chamberlain Thoroughfare Bridge; and [2005, c. 598, §1 (NEW).]
F. Allagash Stream Bridge. [2005, c. 598, §1 (NEW).]
Watercourse crossings may not be constructed at the locations of the former Schedule Brook Bridge or the former Bissonette Bridge. Any right or interest granted to any person by the State to construct or maintain a bridge at those sites is extinguished.
[ 2005, c. 598, §1 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1997, c. 678, §13 (NEW). 2005, c. 598, §1 (RPR). 2011, c. 657, Pt. W, §7 (REV). 2013, c. 405, Pt. A, §24 (REV).

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