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For Immediate Release
February 16, 2018
Bill Boynton, Public Information Office, 603-271-6495
Repairs to NH Route 1A Lift Bridge in Hampton-Seabrook
No Lift Operations at the Underwood Bridge for Five Weeks

The New Hampshire Department of Transportation (NHDOT) announces planned repairs are getting underway at the Neil R. Underwood Bridge that carries NH Route 1A over the Hampton River in Hampton – Seabrook. This repair work will not allow the drawbridge to be lifted from Monday, February 19 until Friday, March 23, 2018. The bridge will remain open to motor vehicle traffic during this time period, as well as marine traffic that can pass under the bridge in the closed position.

This bridge repair project involves the removal, repair, and reinstallation of the operating machinery for the drawbridge. Work will take place under the bridge using barges.

SPS New England, Inc. of Salisbury, Massachusetts is the contractor for the $433,000 project, which has a final completion date of April 6, 2018.

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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