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Home > News > Broken Water Main Forces Closure of Portland Bureau of Motor Vehicles Office

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 19, 2008
Contact: Don Cookson
626-8404

***MEDIA ALERT***
BROKEN WATER MAIN FORCES CLOSURE OF PORTLAND BUREAU OF MOTOR VEHICLES OFFICE
Presumpscot Street Location

Portland- A broken water main has forced the Portland Bureau of Motor Vehicles office located at 125 Presumpscot Street to close for the day. The BMV is re-distributing all BMV personnel from the Portland location to other nearby BMV offices in South Portland, Topsham, and Kennebunk. Customers who must conduct business with the BMV today are urged to visit one of these alternate locations:

SOUTH PORTLAND- 704 Maine Mall Road
TOPSHAM- 49 Topsham Fair Mall Road
KENNEBUNK- 63 Portland Road, Suite 4

Driving directions to all BMV branch office locations can be found on the BMV website here: http://www.maine.gov/sos/bmv/locations/index.html

Customers who need to renew an existing license or acquire a new one are reminded they must bring documentary proof of state residency and U.S. citizenship/legal presence in order to have a credential issued. A complete list of acceptable documents is available on the BMV website here: http://www.maine.gov/sos/bmv/licenses/renewal.htm

IMPORTANT NOTE: All road examinations scheduled for the Portland BMV location for today, November 19 have been cancelled. A new exam date will be provided by mail to all persons who were scheduled for a road examination today.

An advisory regarding operation at the Portland BMV branch on Presumpscot Street will be forthcoming later today.