|For Immediate Release
September 14, 2011
Public Information Office
|Night Lane Closures On I-93 And Road Closure On NH 38 In Salem
Steel Erection As Part Of The Reconstruction Of I-93 Bridge
The New Hampshire Department of Transportation announces the erection of structural steel for the reconstruction of the I-93 northbound bridge over NH Route 38 (Lowell Road). This work will take place on Wednesday, September 21 and Thursday, September 22, from 9:00 pm to 5:00 am each night.
A lane closure will be required on Interstate 93 northbound between Exit 1 and Exit 2 in Salem on Wednesday night and NH 38 (Lowell Road) will be closed to through traffic between Stiles Road and South Policy Street in Salem on both Wednesday and Thursday nights.
Motorists using I-93 northbound in the area of Exit 1 in Salem during these hours can expect minor traffic delays. Motorists using Lowell Road during these hours will be detoured along Stiles Road, Pelham Road and South Policy Street. The area will remain accessible to residents and businesses.
Electronic message signs will be used to inform the traveling public of upcoming work. Uniformed officers and traffic control devices will be used to slow, direct, and assist motorists around the work zone.
This work is part of the $30.5 million I-93 reconstruction and widening project in the vicinity of Exit 1. The general contractor is Middlesex Corporation of Littleton, Massachusetts.