2020 Project Updates

Traffic Advisory - Chestnut Drive

Beginning Monday, July 27, 2020, Chestnut Drive will be closed immediately after the High School emergency access road to the cul-de-sac. The roadway is scheduled to reopen Friday, October 9, 2020. The contractor responsible for extending utilities (including gas, sewer and water) to the high school and Bow Lane has requested the Town close the end of Chestnut Drive and allow it to be used as a staging area for this work. The contractor will maintain access to the cell tower property at the end of Chestnut Drive.

 

If you have further questions or require additional information, please contact the Department of Public Works at (603) 472-3070.

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SPORTSMAN TURF FIELD PROJECT

TOWN OF BEDFORD

Beaver Lane/Blanford Place Area Roadway Reconstruction

This project consists of the reconstruction of Beaver Lane, Blanford Place, Windsong Circle, Elk Drive, Freedom Way Grey Rock Road, and Dearborn Lane. Work includes the replacement of culverts crossing the road, installation of underdrain, repaving of the roadway and placement of shoulder gravel.

 

This project is substantially complete. Given our current quarantine situation, if you have any questions or concerns, please do not approach field staff. Please contact our office at (603) 472-3070 and ask for Jeanne Walker or send us an email.

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The project consists of rebuilding the sewer across South River Road (at a lower elevation) to allow for the connection of the new hotel at 270 South River Road and to extend the sewer to Cedarwood Drive and Sunset Lane.  It also includes the construction of Foster Place, a new road connecting Commerce Park North to Technology Drive and roadway improvements on Moore's Crossing Road, Sunset Lane, Commerce Drive, Technology Drive, Commerce Park North, Autumn Lane, Harvey Road, Cedarwood Drive and Club Acre Lane (see attached map).  Drainage improvements and shoulder widening is proposed throughout roadway improvement areas.
 

Work continues with the roadway improvements on Commerce Drive and Technology Drive, to be followed by work on Harvey Road and Autumn Lane.  Clearing and roadway layout of Fosters Place continues.  Expect alternating one-way traffic and some delays through the work zones. Seek alternate routes if possible. Police, flaggers and signage will be in place to assist motorists.

See here for design and plans.
 

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Olde English Road and West Wind Drive Roadway Reconstruction

The Olde English Road and West Wind Drive project includes culvert replacement, minor drainage improvements, underdrain installation and new pavement. The work on West Wind Drive is substantially complete. The remaining work on Olde English, including some culvert replacement and new pavement will resume the week October 19, 2020.  Expect alternating one-way traffic and some delays through the work zones. Seek alternate routes if possible. Police, flaggers and signage will be in place to assist motorists.

Click HERE to view the plans

The proposed work resulting from the Macy's redevelopment site on South River Road between Meetinghouse Road and Kilton Road is anticipated to be completed in 2020. The roadway widening is complete and the new signal equipment is on order (to be installed upon receipt).

Appledor Road, Appleleaf Drive and New Merrimack Road

Appledor Road, Appleleaf Drive and New Merrimack Road

 

This project consists of the reconstruction of Appledor Road, Appleleaf Drive and New Merrimack Road.  Work includes replacement of drainage pipes, installation of underdrain, reclaiming and repaving of the roadway and placement of shoulder gravel. 

 

Work is scheduled to begin the week on October 19, 2020 and will begin with installation of replacement drainage pipes and structures.  Expect alternating one-way traffic and some delays through the work zones. Flaggers and signage will be in place to assist motorists.

 

Given our current quarantine situation, if you have any questions or concerns, please do not approach field staff.  Please contact our office at (603) 472-3070 and ask for Jeanne Walker or send an email. 

Wentworth Drive and Grafton Drive and Gage Girls Road Roadway Reconstruction

This project consists of the reconstruction of Wentworth Drive, Grafton Drive and Gage Girls Road. Work includes replacement of culverts crossing the road, installation of underdrain, reclaiming and repaving of the roadway and placement of shoulder gravel (on Grafton and Wentworth) and replacement of culverts, and construction of subgrade and paving of roadway on Gage Girls. 

 

Work on Gage Girls will continue with the contractor working on roadway widening and alignment shifts. Expect delays and seek alternate routes if possible. There will be periods of alternating one-way traffic through the work zones as well as limited road closures. Use caution through the work zones.

Please see the plans for details of: Gage Girls Road HERE

Pinecrest Drive and Pinecrest Circle Roadway Reconstruction

This project consists of the reconstruction of Pinecrest Drive and Pinecrest Circle. Work includes replacement of culverts crossing the road, installation of underdrain, reclaiming and repaving of the roadway and placement of shoulder gravel.

 

Work on Pinecrest Drive and Pinecrest Circle is substantially complete.

Hitching Post Lane, Kahliko Lane and Valley View Drive Roadway Reconstruction

This project consists of the reconstruction of Hitching Post Lane, Kahliko Lane and Valley View Drive.  Work includes replacement of culverts crossing the road, installation of underdrain, reclaiming and repaving of the roadway and placement of shoulder gravel. 

 

Work on Hitching Post Lane, Kahliko Lane and Valley View Drive is substantially complete.

Col Daniels Drive, Colleny Drive, Federation Road and Beals Road Area Roadway Reconstruction

This project consists of the reconstruction of Col Daniels Drive, Colleny Drive, Federation Road and Beals Road. Work includes the replacement of culverts crossing the road, installation of underdrain, repaving of the roadway and placement of shoulder gravel. Work continues on all of the roadways. Expect delays and seek alternate routes if possible. There will be periods of alternating one-way traffic through the work zone as well as limited road closures. Police details, detour and advisory signage and flaggers will be in place to assist motorists.

 

Given our current quarantine situation, if you have any questions or concerns, please do not approach field staff. Please contact our office at (603) 472-3070 and ask for Jeanne Walker or send us an email.

Other 2020 Projects:
NH Department of Transportation Bedford-Manchester 40731 Project
2020 Bedford Roads Plan

NH Department of Transportation presentation on the Bedford-Manchester 40731 project:  Bridge Preservation of I-293 and NH 101 bridges over Merrimack River. 

The Town of Bedford is working to improve several key areas of its integral roadways.    

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