|For Immediate Release
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 planned erection of structural steel for the reconstruction of the I-93 southbound bridge over NH Route 38 (Lowell Road) in Salem. This work will take place, weather dependent, on Wednesday, December 21 and Thursday, December 22, from 9:00 pm to 6:00 am each night.
A lane closure will be required on Interstate 93 southbound between Exit 2 and Exit 1 in Salem on Wednesday and Thursday nights from 10:00 pm to 5:00 am. Lowell Road (NH Rte. 38) will be closed to through traffic between Stiles Road and South Policy Street in Salem on both Wednesday and Thursday nights from 11:00 pm to 6:00 am. Motorists using I-93 southbound in the area between Exit 2 and 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. Additional one way alternating traffic on this stretch of roadway will occur from 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm with some delays. 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.