Smaller text size Reset text size Larger text size
skip navigation
Air Rail Highway Bike/Ped Public Transit

NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release
March 25, 2010
Contacts:
Alan Hanscom
District 2 Highway Maintenance Engineer
(603) 448-2654
Bill Boynton
Public Information Office
(603) 271-6495
NH Route 10 Detour In Effect In Orford-Piermont
Due To The Need To Address Unstable Rock Ledge

The New Hampshire Department of Transportation announces that a detour is in effect for NH Route 10 in the towns of Orford and Piermont until early next week due to the need to address unstable rock ledge at the Orford - Piermont town line.

Heading north, in Orford, the detour is as follows:
From NH Route 10, left onto Bridge Street
Bridge Street to US Route 5 in Fairlee, Vermont
Route 5 north to State Route 25
Route 25 east in Bradford, Vermont to NH Route 10 in Piermont, NH
Left onto NH Route 10 north

The reverse directions for southbound traffic.

Bean Brook Road and Grimes Hill Road, both in Orford, are currently posted for 6-ton while Grimes Hill has a 3-ton weight posted bridge. Weight restrictions will be strongly enforced by local police

The Department of Transportation's Highway Maintenance District 2 is overseeing the ledge stabilization efforts.






New Hampshire Department of Transportation
PO Box 483 | 7 Hazen Drive | Concord, NH | 03302-0483
Tel: 603.271-3734 | Fax: 603.271.3914

copyright 2009. State of New Hampshire