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For Immediate Release
March 20, 2019
Chuck Flanders, Construction Bureau, (603) 651-6132
Bill Boynton, Public Information Officer, (603) 271-6495
One Lane, Alternating Two-Way Traffic Pattern to Begin on NH 16 in Ossipee
Bridge Replacement Project Involving Three Route 16 Bridges Begins March 26th

The New Hampshire Department of Transportation (NHDOT) announces work on the Bearcamp Relief Bridge on NH Route 16 in Ossipee will begin on Tuesday, March 26, 2019. This work will require one lane of alternating two-way traffic.

On March 26th, Route 16 at the Bearcamp Relief Bridge will be reduced to one lane. This will be accomplished using concrete barrier, temporary striping, and construction warning signs. Temporary traffic signals will be used at this location to control alternating two-way traffic flow. This configuration is necessary to begin foundation construction for the new replacement bridge.

This temporary one-lane, two-way traffic setup will be in place until May 23, 2019. Motorists should approach the area with caution and expect some delays.

This work is part of a project that consists of the replacement of three bridges (Lovell River, Bearcamp River, and Bearcamp Relief) and 3.5 miles of roadway reconstruction on NH Route 16.

Reed and Reed General Contractors of Woolwich, Maine is the contractor for the $16.9 million project, which has a final completion date of June 25, 2021.

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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