2021 Project Updates
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 on Winchester is scheduled to resume the week of April 26 and will consist of removal of the existing pavement, regrading of the roadway area and paving of the first lift of asphalt. This will then be followed by shoulder gravel and driveway reconnections.
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 in 2021.
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.
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
Old Mill Road Improvements
Work consists of new drainage, underdrain and replacement culverts, construction of subgrade and new roadway pavement on Old Mill Road.
Construction is anticipated to start the week of April 26 with layout of the centerline and marking of trees for removal. Construction is anticipated to last until mid-June.
Alternating one-way traffic will be maintained through the work zones during the workday and will be re-opened to traffic each evening. Flaggers will be in place to assist motorists.
Please see attached plans for further details.
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.
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.
This project will be paved with its first layer of pavement during the week of April 26, weather permitting
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.
This project is substantially complete.
Other 2021 Projects:
NH Department of Transportation Bedford-Manchester 40731 Project
2021 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.
Butterfield Lane, Newfane Road, Hawk Drive and Powder Hill Road Area Improvements
This project consists of the reconstruction of Butterfield Lane, Newfane Road, Hawk Drive and Powder Hill Road. Work includes reclaiming and/or repaving of the roadway and placement of shoulder gravel. Beginning the week of April 26, expect delays through the work zones. Flaggers and signage will be in place to assist motorists. Thank you for your patience as we work to improve Bedford's roads!