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For Immediate Release
January 24, 2018
Denis Switzer, Construction Bureau, 603-970-1640
Bill Boynton, Public Information Office, 603-271-6495
Work Beginning on Stark Street Bridge Replacement in Portsmouth
Bridge Over Route 1 Bypass Closing to All Traffic on January 29th

The New Hampshire Department of Transportation (NHDOT) announces the planned closing of the Stark Street Bridge over the Route 1 Bypass in Portsmouth to both vehicle and pedestrian traffic on Monday, January 29, 2018.

The closure of the Stark Street Bridge will allow for demolition work to begin. This bridge replacement project will include a new bridge, associated road work, and new utilities. The target completion date for the new bridge is October 2018.

This multiple bridge project will also include, in succession, the replacement of the Woodbury Avenue Bridge over the Route 1 Bypass. E.D Swett, Inc. of Concord, New Hampshire is the general contractor for the $7.95 million contract, which has a final completion date of November 2019.

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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