2021 Project Updates

Safety Complex Parking Expansion

Safety Complex parking expansion and safety improvement plan scheduled to be completed in 2021 by DPW personnel.See the plan HERE.

Clifton Road, Winchester Lane and Stowell Road Area Improvements

This project consists of the reconstruction of Clifton Road, Winchester Lane, Beech Street and Stowell Road.  Work includes replacement of culverts, installation of underdrain, reclaiming and repaving of the roadway and placement of shoulder gravel. 

 

Work will resume in late spring and consists of repaving Winchester Lane, Stowell Road and Beech Street.

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SPORTSMAN TURF FIELD PROJECT

The Town of Bedford is constructing a new full-sized turf field, with new overhead lighting, to replace the existing grass field at Sportsmans Field. The new field will be able host a variety of town sports such as soccer, field hockey, lacrosse and football. The project is expected to be completed by 2021.

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The remaining project work consists of completing the construction of Foster Place, a new road connecting Commerce Park North to Technology Drive, and repaving Commerce Park North and Club Acre Lane.   It also includes reconstruction of Moore’s Crossing Road including a sewer line extension.  Work will resume in late April.

See here for design and plans.
 

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Olde English Road 

The remaining work includes placement of another layer of pavement, final repair of driveway connections, placement of shoulder gravel, loam and seed and general clean-up. 

 

The contractor is scheduled to begin trimming driveways the week of April 5, followed by re-paving of the road.

Click HERE to view the plans

 Gage Girls Road between Amber Lane and Merrimack Townline

Work consists of the construction of subgrade and paving of the roadway on Gage Girls, installation of culverts and underdrain to improve drainage and placement of shoulder gravel.

 

Construction started the week of April 5 and is scheduled to continue through May 14.  Expect daily road closures of project area. 

 

Also add a Road Construction Advisory for Gage Girls Road between Amber Lane and Merrimack Townline.

 

Please be advised that Gage Girls Road will be closed daily (weekdays) from 7: am to 5:00 pm to through traffic from south of Amber Lane to the Merrimack townline.  Detours should follow Beals Road to Jenkins Road/Bedford Road to Lawrence Road.  Signage will be in place to assist motorists.  There are no driveways/houses in this stretch of roadway.  Access to Amber Lane will not be impacted. Please see project map.

This closure will be in effect weekdays from April 5, 2021 until May 14, 2021.

Gage Girls Road between Route 101 and Beals Road

This project consists of roadway construction on Gage Girls Road.

 

The contractor has resumes work for the 2021 season.  They are working on repairs to the shoulder areas, restacking rock walls, loam and seed and general clean – up.  They will then place an additional layer of pavement on the road.

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

Appledor Road, Appleleaf Drive and New Merrimack Road

This project consists of the reconstruction of Appledor Road, Appleleaf Drive and New Merrimack Road.  The remaining work includes placement of another layer of pavement, final repair of driveway connections, placement of shoulder gravel, loam and seed and general clean-up.  

 

The contractor is scheduled to begin trimming driveways the week of April 5, followed by re-paving of the road.

Other 2021 Projects:
NH Department of Transportation Bedford-Manchester 40731 Project
2020-1 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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