|For Immediate Release
November 21, 2013
Public Information Office
|Ramp Closure on I-293 at Exit 4 in Manchester
Drainage Work and Water Line Relocation
The New Hampshire Department of Transportation announces a temporary closure of the I-293 northbound on-ramp at Exit 4 in Manchester. This closure is scheduled to take place from Monday, December 2, at 5:00 am until Wednesday, December 11, at 12:00 pm.
The ramp closure is to allow for drainage and water line installation that crosses the I-293 northbound Exit 4 on-ramp. This work is weather dependent. Motorists seeking to use the I-293 northbound on-ramp at Exit 4 are advised to seek alternate routes. Electronic message boards and traffic control devices will be used to alert and assist motorists during the ramp closure.
This work is part of the I-293 widening and bridge replacement project in the vicinity of Exit 4. The project includes the replacement of four "Red Listed" bridges and the rehabilitation of one "Red Listed" bridge at the I-293 Exit 4 Interchange.
The roadwork includes: construction of a third southbound lane, beginning approximately 150 feet north of the existing northbound on-ramp and continuing approximately 0.6 mile south; Exit 4 ramps reconstruction and pavement rehabilitation; sound wall construction; drainage improvements; water line reconstruction; installation of concrete median barrier; and guardrail improvements.
Severino Trucking Inc., of Candia N.H. is the general contractor for the $26.2 million project, which has a completion date of November 18, 2016.