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Air Rail Highway Bike/Ped Public Transit


For Immediate Release
May 27, 2016
Robert Landry, Bridge Design Bureau, 603-271-3921
Bill Boynton, Public Information Office, 603-271-6495
Portsmouth Lift Bridge Inspection Will Affect Traffic
Sarah Long Bridge Carrying US 1 Bypass to Kittery, ME

The New Hampshire Department of Transportation (NHDOT) announces the continuation of the six-month interim structural inspection at the Sarah Mildred Long Bridge in Portsmouth is scheduled to begin Monday, June 6, 2016 through Friday, June 10, 2016 and Monday, June 13, 2016 if needed.

This bridge carries US Route 1 Bypass over the Piscataqua River between Portsmouth, New Hampshire and Kittery, Maine.

The Long Bridge will have lane closures as needed, and as weather permits, from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm daily for up to six days.

Flag persons, electronic message signs, and warning signs will be used to notify motorists of the lane closure. Motorists traveling between Portsmouth and Kittery are asked to use alternate routes if possible to avoid delays.

In the event of adverse weather, the inspection work may be delayed until the next suitable work day.

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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