|For Immediate Release
June 15, 2011
Public Information Office
|Road And Bridge Work Begins On NH 101 In Milford-Amherst
Lane Shifts And Speed Reductions In Place In Some Locations
The New Hampshire Department of Transportation announces pavement and bridge rehabilitation work is getting underway on section of NH Route 101 in Milford-Amherst. This project involves 4.5 miles of NH Route 101 from one-half mile east of the bridge over NH Route 13 to just east of the NH Route 122/Baboosic Lake Road interchange.
A total of seven bridges will be rehabilitated within this project area. Initial work on NH 101 bridges over Ponemah Hill Road, NH 101A, and the Souhegan River will require lane shifts, beginning Monday, June 20, and reduced posted speed limits to 45 miles per hour. Occasional lane closures will take place only during nighttime hours. Additional work will include drainage improvements and guardrail work.
Brox Industries, Inc. of Dracut, Massachusetts is the general contractor for the $6 million project. George Cairns and Sons, Inc. of Windham, New Hampshire is the contractor for the bridge rehabilitation work. The project is scheduled to be completed in the fall of 2012.