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For Immediate Release
January 7, 2014
Steve Piper
Construction Bureau
(603) 312-0342
Bill Boynton
Public Information Office
(603) 271-6495
Bridge Replacement Project at Route 1 Bypass in Portsmouth
Middle Road and Islington Street Bridges Over the Bypass

The New Hampshire Department of Transportation announces new travel patterns associated with the replacement of two bridges spanning the Route 1 Bypass in Portsmouth.

Beginning at 8:00 am on Monday, January 13, the bridge carrying Islington Street over the Bypass will be closed for replacement. Traffic will be detoured over the new Middle Road bridge for approximately 10 months. Motorists are advised to allow extra travel time and follow "Islington" detour signs around the work area to minimize impacts to local residential streets.

E.D. Swett, Inc., of Concord, New Hampshire is the prime contractor for the $4.3 million project.

New Hampshire Department of Transportation
PO Box 483 | 7 Hazen Drive | Concord, NH | 03302-0483
Tel: 603.271-3734 | Fax: 603.271.3914

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