Long-Term Paving Project Update & Notice to North End Residents

Long-Term Paving Project Update

As many residents have seen, pre-paving work has been done in the last month on Doggett, Haskell, Lord and North End Roads. Because we are moving into the cold season, paving will not be completed this fall.

Crooker Construction began its shimming work on North End Road between Boatyard and Lord Roads on Monday, November 11, and that stretch is now ready for paving in the spring.

They are hoping for a return to warmer temperatures and dryer conditions before the ground freezes to finish shimming on North End, Lord, Doggett and Haskell Roads so the roads can be finish paved in the spring.

North End Road Residents Please Note:

The Crooker crew ran out of daylight and weather favorability on their first day of shimming. On the first good weather day they can return, they will pave between the shimmed road edge and paved driveways; and they will spread gravel between the shimmed road edge and gravel driveways.  All driveways will have an "apron" with a smoother passage from driveway to the road.

Thank you for your patience.

New Opportunity

Lincoln County has launched a new “Community Alert” program called CodeRED. Westport Island residents can sign up for the Lincoln County program at no cost to receive both Emergency Alerts and General -- or specific Community -- Alerts. CodeRED is a web-based community alert program that enables local public safety officials to notify residents by telephone, text message, and/or email of local emergencies or urgent notifications. Emergency Alerts might include evacuation notices, missing persons, HAZMAT incidents that will impede travel and Amber Alerts. General or Community Alerts might include notices of planned power outages, storm related road closures or planned road closures such as the temporary closures of a part of North End Road as happened recently -- neighbors who had signed up received an alert of the roadwork and temporary delays so that they could plan accordingly. Only authorized officials have access to send alerts using the CodeRED system.

Residents may sign up for Lincoln County CodeRED by texting 99411 on a cell phone and typing “LincolnCounty” (with no spaces) in the message box that comes up or by going to the Lincoln County EMA (Emergency Management Assistance) website, clicking on the CodeRED logo and following the instructions. If you have questions or would like assistance in signing up, you may contact Roger Higgins or Gaye Wagner, Emergency Management officials for Westport Island, at wagnerhiggins11@gmail.com or by calling Gaye at 380-4476.

Frequently Asked Questions About Lincoln County CodeRED

Mark Your Mooring Balls!

Our Harbor Master, Ted Christie will be updating and maintaining a register and chart of all moorings around Westport Island. We are asking that you kindly mark your mooring with your name or mooring number so that the information can be captured correctly. To learn more about this effort, please see the attached letter that has been mailed to all residents.