In the Neighborhood
The Co-op is lucky to be in such an amazing historic downtown community. We’re less than a five minute walk from the beautiful Waterfront Park along the Kennebec River. Here you’ll find a number of places to sit offering peaceful views of the river. Also downtown are the Gardiner Public Library, Johnson Hall, and a number of other fantastic local businesses. There is always something great going on in Gardiner, you’ll have to stop in to see for yourself.
Check out Gardiner’s official tourism site created by Gardiner Main Street to learn more about what makes Gardiner great! View information about other businesses or events in Gardiner. For more information visit www.discovergardiner.com.
Providing world class entertainment since 1864, Johnson is located right across the street from the Co-op. They have a number of concerts, comedy, and family events throughout the year as well as a free summer concert series on the Waterfront Park. Learn more at www.johnsonhall.org
Bridge construction and transportation improvements
MaineDOT will begin construction of a comprehensive set of transportation improvements in early 2019. This work will be completed at the end of 2020. These improvements include:
Complete bridge replacements for both the Bridge Street (Route 201) and the Maine Avenue Bridges;
An extension of the Kennebec River Rail Trail, a new multi-use bridge over the stream and other enhancements;
Intersection improvements in the downtown area, and significant utility upgrades.
If you would like to subscribe to updates about the project or view a full schedule please visit the official Maine DOT project page: https://www.maine.gov/mdot/projects/gardiner/downtown/