|For Immediate Release
November 8, 2010
District 1 Highway Maintenance
Public Information Office
|Transformer "Super Move" From Whitefield To Littleton
Will Impact Traffic On US 302, NH 142, NH 116, I-93 And NH 18
The New Hampshire Department of Transportation (NHDOT) announces the planned "super move" of a large electrical transformer is scheduled to take place for several hours on Wednesday, November 10 and Friday, November 12, on a number of state and local roads from Whitefield to Littleton.
The convoy carrying and escorting the transformer is scheduled to leave the Hazen Road railroad siding in Whitefield at around 8:30 am on Wednesday, November 10. The load will proceed along Colby Road, a town road, and then go south on US 3 to US 302 in Carroll. It will then travel west on US 302 to town roads in Bethlehem (Beach Hill Road and River Road), before heading north on NH 142 to NH 116.
The convoy will travel south on NH 116 to Chris Crow's Log Yard in Bethlehem. At 8:30 pm, it will proceed into Littleton via NH 116/Union St. to Main Street and Meadow Street, to I-93 at Exit 42. It will then travel north on I-93 to a crossover, north of Exit 43, cross the median and head north on the southbound lane for approximately 3.2 miles to Exit 44. The southbound lane of I-93 will be closed at Exit 44 for up to one-half hour.
The convoy will stop at NH Route 18 on private property. On Friday, November 12, it will conclude the final leg of the trip on NH 18 to Old Partridge Lake Road for final delivery in Littleton.
The convoy carrying and escorting the electrical transformer will be moving slowly. Motorists encountering it along the designated routes should expect some delays.