Construction Updates

Nashua - Merrimack - Bedford 13761

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Recent Activities – As of early January 2023

• Northbound
– Completed construction of both detention ponds
– Continued work on earth slopes, installing slope fill and placing humus
– Installed guardrail on mainline and NH 101 EB on-ramp to NB mainline

• Southbound
– Began removing earth overburden and ledge material south of US Rt. 3 bridge
– Installed silt fence and portable barrier on southern end of SB roadway

Upcoming Work – January 2023 to February 2023

• Northbound
– Continue ledge removal cleanup
– Continue installing signs and delineation
– Grade and stabilize ledge material

• Southbound
– Begin blasting operations and ledge work through the winter
– Construct water diversion to allow future drainage work to proceed

General Traffic Implications

• Winter 2022-2023
– Shoulder closures for excavation and embankment work and sign/delineator installation on NB mainline
– Trucks will access work areas using mainline shoulders


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Roadway Select Materials Adjacent to NB Travel Lanes – January 2023
Guardrail on NH 101 EB On-Ramp to NB Mainline – January 2023
SB Ledge Excavation Work – January 2023
SB Ledge Excavation Work – January 2023
SB Ledge Excavation Work – January 2023
Paving NB Travel Lanes – December 2022
Rock Crushing to Select Materials – December 2022
Pavement Markings on NB Travel Lanes – December 2022
Installing Channel Matting Adjacent to NB Travel Lanes – November 2022
Rock Crushing to Select Materials – November 2022
Nighttime Milling Operations on NB Travel Lanes – November 2022
Stormwater Treatment Basin – November 2022
Temporary NH 101 EB Off-Ramp – November 2022
NB Pavement Operations – November 2022
Installing Anti-Seep Collars Within Stormwater Treatment Basin – October 2022
Placing Low-Permeability Fill Within Stormwater Treatment Basin – October 2022
Installation of Conduit for Highway Lighting Adjacent to NB Travel Lanes – October 2022
Fine Grading Adjacent to NB Travel Lanes – October 2022
Rock Crushing to Select Materials – October 2022
Stormwater Treatment Basin - August 2022
Drainage installation Adjacent to NB Travel Lanes - August 2022
Blasting Operations (pre-split wall) to Remove Ledge Adjacent to NB Travel Lanes - August 2022
Rock Removal Adjacent to NB Travel Lanes - August 2022
Rock being removed from the road after a blast - August 2022
Rock crushing to select materials - August 2022
Blasting Operations to Remove Ledge Adjacent to NB Travel Lanes - July 2022
Blasting Operations to Remove Ledge Adjacent to NB Travel Lanes - July 2022
Blasting Operations to Remove Ledge Adjacent to NB Travel Lanes - July 2022
Overhead sign structure removal on F.E. Everett Turnpike south of US Rt.3 bridge - June 2022
Temporary ramp and drainage installation on NH 101 on-ramp to Southbound F.E. Everett Turnpike - June 2022
Tree clearing along Northbound F.E. Everett Turnpike south of US Rt.3 bridge - June 2022