Maine Transportation Facilities and Infrastructure Improvements, Question 3 (1999)
The Maine Transportation Facilities and Infrastructure Improvements Bond Issue, also known as Question 3, was on the November 2, 1999 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred bond question, where it was approved. The measure issued $56,042,031 in bonds for transportation facilities and infrastructure. Specifically, $19,226,031 was allocated for highways and bridges, $3,000,000 for airports, $1,000,000 for state-owned ferry facilities, $19,700,000 for rail corridor development, $11,676,000 for marine infrastructure development and $1.44 million for transit.
|Maine Question 3 (1999)|
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 $56,042,031 bond issue for improvements to highways and bridges, airports and state-owned ferry facilities; development of rail corridors and marine infrastructure; and replacement of public transportation fleets statewide that makes the State eligible for up to $112,000,000 in matching federal funds? 
The estimated interest on these bonds at 5 percent over 20 years was $29,422,066. That made the total estimated lifetime cost $85,464,097.
- Maine 1999 ballot measures
- 1999 ballot measures
- List of Maine ballot measures
- History of Initiative & Referendum in Maine
- Maine Citizen's Guide to the Referendum Election, Tuesday, November 2, 1999 from Maine Secretary of State
- Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, Votes on Maine Bond Issues, 1951-
- Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, "Votes on Maine Bond Issues, 1951-," accessed May 5, 2014
- Maine Secretary of State, Division of Elections, "Maine Citizen's Guide to the Referendum Election, Tuesday, November 2, 1999," accessed May 5, 2014
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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