|For Immediate Release
September 10, 2012
Public Information Office
Project Outreach Coordinator
|Memorial Bridge Shuttle Service Returning To Regular Schedule
'Enhanced' Summer Shuttle Service To End September 15, 2012
The New Hampshire Department of Transportation (NHDOT) announces the ‘enhanced’ shuttle service provided during this past summer season will end at the end of the day on Saturday, September 15, 2012. The shuttle service will continue after that date on the normal schedule through the fall and winter.
The regular shuttle schedule includes one shuttle operating between Portsmouth, New Hampshire and Kittery, Maine for 20 hours per day, seven days per week. From Kittery to Portsmouth, the shuttle leaves each hour, at the top of the hour, beginning at 5:00 am with the last departure at midnight. From Portsmouth to Kittery, the shuttle leaves each hour, at the bottom of the hour, beginning at 5:30 am with the last departure at 12:30 am.
The shuttle stop locations will remain the same. The Kittery shuttle stop is located at the intersection of State Road and Water Street, in front of Warren’s Lobster House. The Portsmouth shuttle stop is location at the intersection of Daniel Street and Bow Street, adjacent to the Warner House.
Further information about the shuttle service and the Memorial Bridge Replacement Project can be found at www.MemorialBridgeProject.com
The Memorial Bridge project will replace the 90-year old lift bridge that carries US Route 1 over the Piscataqua River between Portsmouth, New Hampshire and Kittery, Maine. Archer Western Contractors, of Canton, Massachusetts is the general contractor for the $81.4 million project. The new bridge will be open to vehicle, bicycle and pedestrian traffic during the summer of 2013.