|For Immediate Release
April 17, 2013
Public Information Office
|Night Lane Closure On I-93 Northbound In Salem NH
Some NH Route 97/Pelham Road Traffic Detours
The New Hampshire Department of Transportation announces night work associated with the construction of the Exit 2 Interstate 93 bridges in Salem. Bridge steel erection operations will take place on the nights of Tuesday, April 23 through Thursday, April 25, 2013, weather permitting.
Construction operations will require traffic on Interstate 93 northbound to be reduced to one lane utilizing a lane closure, from approximately 9:00 pm to 6:00 am. Detours will also be in place during these times along NH Route 97/Pelham Road to prevent traffic from traveling under the existing bridges while the new beams are erected. The detour route for NH 97/Pelham Road will be South Policy Road to Lowell Road to Stiles Road.
Message boards and detour signing will be in place to assist motorists through the detour. Motorists should remain alert while traveling through the construction zone and obey all posted signs.
This work is part of the I-93 widening and reconstruction project in the vicinity of Exit 2. The general contractor for the $41 million project is George R. Cairns & Sons, Inc., of Windham, New Hampshire.