The Maine Highway, Bridge and Airport Improvements and Groundwater Pollution Bond Issue, also known as Question 9, was on the November 3, 1987 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred bond question, where it was approved. The measure issued $26.5 million in bonds for highway, bridge and airport improvements and to reduce ground water pollution from the storage of state and municipally-owned highway materials. The measure allocated $19 million for highway and bridge improvements, $3.7 million for sand and salt pile covering, $2.8 million for a Department of Transportation underground storage tank program and $1 million for airport improvements.
| Maine Question 9 (1987)|
|Yes|| 232,407|| 38.00%|
Election results via: Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, Votes on Maine Bond Issues, 1951-
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
Do you favor a $26,500,000 bond issue for highway, bridge and airport improvements and to reduce ground water pollution resulting from the storage of state and municipally-owned highway materials?
- Maine Water Quality Improvement Facilities and Oil Contaminated Ground Water Restoration, Bond Issue 2 (1985)
- Maine Highway, Bridge and Airport Improvements, Bond Issue 4 (1985)
- Maine Oil Storage Tank Removal and Ground Water Restoration, Question 6 (1987)
- Maine Solid Waste Landfills Clean Up and Closures, Question 2 (1987)
- Maine Highway, Bridge, Airport and Harbor Improvements, Question 7 (1989)
- Maine Highway, Bridge, Airport, Ferry Vessel and Harbor Improvements Matching Federal Funds, Question 8 (1991)
- ↑ Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, "Votes on Maine Bond Issues, 1951-," accessed April 25, 2014
- ↑ Bangor Daily News, "State of Maine Special Election November 3, 1987: Important Notice to All Voters of the State of Maine," October 27, 1987
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 Laws of the State of Maine as Passed by the One Hundred and Thirteenth Legislature, "Private and Special Laws, Chapter 66," accessed April 25, 2014
- ↑ Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.