Route 101 Improvements
NHDOT Route 101 Improvements work on Route 101 continues with the roadway reconstruction and additional drainage installations between Shaw Drive and Constitution Drive. Anticipated work includes the shifting of traffic to allow for rebuilding of roadway and side roads, installation of curbing, sidewalk, signage and permanent signal equipment projectwide.
If you have any questions or need any additional information regarding the proposed project, call (603) 271-2171. Other information about the project can be found on the NHDOT web site
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 occur in 2020.
This project consists of the reconstruction of Liberty Hill Road from Meadow Road to County Road. Work includes the replacement of culverts, installation of underdrain and rebuilding of the roadway.
Work on Strawberry Hill Road and Random Road will continue through the end of November with the resurfacing of the roadway as weather permits.
Click HERE to view plans for Liberty Hill Road.
Eversource Line Cutting/Tree Clearing
Please be advised that starting the week of March 23, 2020, Eversource and their subcontractor, Asplundh, will be clearing the lines/trimming trees, starting in the southwest corner of Bedford. This work will occur for the next two months.
Bedford Center Road and Burleigh Terrace
Bedford Center Road is substantially complete. Burleigh Terrace is scheduled to be finish paved the week of November 18 (weather permitting).This project consists of reclaiming and repaving Bedford Center Road from Meetinghouse Road to Route 101.
Work continues on the improvements to the Transfer Station. The relocated access road has been constructed and power has been established to the new scale house. The existing scale will be relocated to its new location in December. Expect changes to traffic patterns when this occurs. Variable message boards will be in place to advise of impacts.
Work has begun on the I-293/Route 101 Bridge over the Merrimack River. Daily lane closures and revised traffic patterns will occur. Expect delays and seek alternate routes if possible.
This project consists of the resurfacing of Sebbins Pond Drive, Heather Drive, Teaberry Lane, Mulberry Lane, Bayberry Court and Sandy Pond Parkway. The scope of work includes culvert replacement, minor drainage improvements, underdrain installation and new pavement.
The project is substantially complete.
Donald Street and Surrounding Roads Roadway Reconstruction
Roadway Improvements will be made to Donald Street, from Old Bedford Road to the town Line, Savoie Street, Swan Avenue, Hall Street, Johnson Street, Darling Street, Merry Street, Woodlawn Avenue, Lawes Avenue, Dery Street and Gendron Street. The project includes culvert replacement, drainage improvements, underdrain installation and new pavement. It also includes resurfacing of Cote Lane, Sandstone Drive and Old Bedford Road from Donald Street to the Route 114 bridge.
Work continues to reconnect driveways and place curbing in preparation for winter. The remaining work shall be completed in 2020.
The proposed work resulting from the Macy's redevelopment site on South River Road between Meetinghouse Road and Kilton Road will begin in the fall of 2019 with an anticipated completion in spring 2020. Anticipated work this fall will consist of installation of jersey barriers along the shoulder of South River Road and Meetinghouse (to separate the traffic from the construction) and evening/night work behind the barrier, including drainage, roadway widening and curbing.
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.