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 has been suspended for the winter months and will resume in the late spring of 2021.

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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 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 on Commerce Drive, Technology Drive, Harvey Road, Autumn Road, Sunset Lane and Cedarwood Drive is substantially complete.

 

Work has been suspended on the remaining roads for the winter months. The contractor will return in spring 2021 to complete the work on Fosters Place, Commerce Park North, Club Acre Lane, and Moore's Crossing.

See here for design and plans.
 

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 has been suspended for the winter months.  Work will resume in the late spring 2021 and will consist of an additional layer of pavement, driveway repairs, regrading shoulders, loaming and seeding.

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 Wentworth Drive and Grafton Drive is substantially complete.

Work on Gage Girls Road has been suspended for the winter months.  The contractor will return in the spring of 2021 to place an additional layer of pavement, make driveway repairs, regrade shoulders (as necessary) and loam and seed.

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

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The proposed work resulting from the Macy's redevelopment site (Market & Main) on South River Road between Meetinghouse Road and Kilton Road is anticipated to be completed in early 2021. The roadway widening is complete and the new signal equipment is being installed. Use caution through the area as the new traffic signal will be activated upon completion.

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Olde English Road 

The work on Olde English Road has been suspended for the winter months.  Work will resume in the late spring 2021 and will consist of an additional layer of pavement, driveway repairs, regrading shoulders, loaming and seeding.

Click HERE to view the plans

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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