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Project Milestones

  • December 2016
    NB & SB Mainline & NH 102 Bridge at Exit 4, Contract 14633D, awarded to R.S. Audley for $62.3M.

  • November 2016
    Exit 3 Park & Ride, Contract 10418H, awarded to George R. Cairns & Sons, Inc. for $1.7M.

  • November 2016
    NB & SB Mainline, Pillsbury to Stonehenge, Contract 14633I, advertised for bidding.

  • October 2016
    SB Mainline & NH 111, Contract 13933I, completed.

  • September 2016
    NB & SB Mainline & NH 102 Bridge at Exit 4, Contract 14633D, advertised for bidding.

  • August 2016
    Exit 3 Park & Ride, Contract 10418H, advertised for bidding.

  • June 2016
    Contract 13933I, Exit 3 area construction of SB and new section of NH 111 completed.

  • May 2016
    NHDOT receives approval of Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loan for up to $200M.

  • May 2016
    NB & SB Mainline Widening, north of Exit 5 to the I293 Interchange, Contract 14633H, awarded to Alvin J. Coleman & Sons, Inc. Construction started in June 2016.

  • March 2016
    Exit 2 Interchange NB & SB Mainline & NH 111, Contract 13933E, completed.

  • February 2016
    NB & SB Mainline Widening between Exit 3 and Exit 4, Contract 14633B, awarded to R.S. Audley, Inc. Construction started in March 2016.

  • October 2015
    Exit 2 interchange, Contract 13933E, including reconstruction of Pelham Road completed.

  • October 2015
    New section of relocated NH 111 in Windham opened to traffic.

  • September 2015
    NB Exit 3 On-ramp opened, completing the reconstruction of the on/off-ramps at Exit 3.

  • August 2015
    Three lanes, both NB and SB, open from the Massachusetts border through Exit 3.

  • December 2014
    I-93NB over Pelham Road, in the Exit 2 area, the last "Red-list" bridge in the corridor is taken out of service and traffic is move to a new bridge.

  • November 2014
    Northbound traffic shifted to new NB section of highway and new NB Exit 3 off-ramp opened.

  • November 2014
    An additional SB lane opened between Exit 2 and 3, putting three lanes in service from Exit 3 to Massachusetts boarder.

  • October 2014
    Exit 5 Interchange, Contracts 14633F and 10418F substantially complete.

  • September 2014
    New SB lanes in the exit 3 area are opened, moving southbound traffic from interim placement on NB to the newly constructed highway and bridges over Route 111 and 111A.

  • April 2014
    The New Hampshire Legislature SB 367 signed into law providing the funding to complete construction by increasing state gas tax by 4.2 cents per gallon beginning 7/1/14.

  • December 2013
    Contract 13933H, Exit 3 Northbound Mainline, NH Routes 111 and 111A, awarded to Weaver Bros. Construction Inc., of Bow, NH.

  • October 2013
    Contract 13933H, Exit 3 Northbound Mainline, NH Routes 111 and 111A, bids opened.

  • June 2013
    Contract 13933D, Exit 1 Area, Northbound and Southbound Mainline completed.

  • July 2012
    Contract 13933G, Exit 3 Northbound Mainline completed.

  • July 2012
    Contract 13933F, Brookdale Road Bridge completed.

  • September 2012
    Contract 13933I awarded to R. S. Audley of Bow, NH for $33M on 09/13/12. This contract will reconstruct and widen 2.9 miles of SB I-93 Mainline in Windham, Exit 3 area, relocate 1.25 miles of NH Route 111 and construct a new SB on-ramp.

  • July 2012
    I-93 SB I-93 reconstruction in Exit 3 area, and relocation of 1.25 mile of NH Route 111, Contract 13933I, advertised.

  • July 2012
    Contract 13933E awarded to George R. Cairns & Sons, Inc. of Windham, NH for $40.9M on July 11, 2012. This contract will complete the reconstruction of the Exit 2 interchange and provide three travel lanes from the Massachusetts border to the Salem/Salem town line near Brookdale Road.

  • May 2012
    Contract 13933E for Exit 2 Interchange Reconstruction advertised for construction May 8, 2012.

  • May 2012
    Second GARVEE Bond issued for $115M.

  • January 2012
    Contract 13933N awarded to E. D. Swett for $11.5M on 01/11/12. This contract will replace the Southbound bridges over Routes 111 and 111A in the Exit 3 area. The project is estimated to be complete in the fall of 2013.

  • October 2011
    Contract 13933N for SB Bridges over NH Routes 111 and 111A at Exit 3 advertised for construction.

  • February 2011
    Exit 5/Route 28 Interchange Contract 14633F awarded to Severino Trucking Co., Inc for $35.5M

  • December 2010
    Exit 5/Route 27 Interchange Contract 14633F advertised

  • November 2010
    Contract 13933K, Exit 3 Southbound off-ramp and Northbound bridges completed.

  • October 2010
    Exit 1 Area, Northbound & Southbound Mainline Contract 13933D advertised

  • September 2010
    Exit 1 Area, Northbound & Southbound Mainline Contract 13933D awarded to Middlesex Corporation for $30.6M.

  • September 2010
    Federal Highway Administration released Record of Decision.

  • July 2010
    Brookdale Road Bridge Contract 13933F awarded to R. S. Audley, Inc. for $4.34M

  • June
    Exit 3 Southbound Off-Ramp and Northbound Bridges Contract 13933K completed

  • May 2010
    Exit 5 Ramps and Bridges Contract 14633E completed

  • May 2010
    Supplemental Environmental Impact Study finalized

  • April 2010
    Brookdale Road Bridge Contract 13933F was advertised April 27, 2010

  • December 2009
    Exit 5 Ramps & Bridges Project completed

  • November 2009
    Exit 1 Ramps & Bridges Project completed.

  • September 2009
    TMDL Chloride Implementation Plan released

  • September 2009
    Draft SEIS Public Hearing Presentation

  • May 2009
    Exit 3 Northbound Mainline Contract (13933G) awarded ($27.2M)

  • February 2009
    Exit 3 Northbound Mainline Contract (13933G) advertised

  • November 2008
    Expanded and improved Bus Service began at the newly opened Bus Terminals at new Park-and-Ride lots constructed at Exit 2 and Exit 5.

  • October 2008
    Exit 3 southbound off-ramp and northbound bridges contract (13933K) awarded ($25M).

  • October 2008
    Cross Street Bridge Project completed.

  • October 2008
    Exit 2 Park-and-Ride and Bus Terminal Project completed.

  • October 2008
    Exit 5 Park-and-Ride and Route 28 Reconstruction Project completed

  • September 2008
    Reconstructed Route 28 opened to traffic

  • August 2008
    Cross Street Bridge Opened to Traffic. Bids opened for Exit 3 Southbound Off-Ramp & Northbound Bridges Contract (13993K)

  • July 2008
    Exit 3 Southbound Off-Ramp & Northbound Bridges Contract (13933K) Advertised

  • June 2008
    Exit 5 Ramps & Bridges Contract Awarded ($14.9M) June 25th

  • April 2008
    Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Final Reports issued.

  • April 2008
    Exit 5 Ramps & Bridges contract advertised

  • March 2008
    Traffic Incident Management Plan Adopted

  • February 2008
    Emergency Routes defined and mapped

  • October 2007
    I-93 Traffic Incident Management Plan revised - in draft form

  • September 2007
    Second Annual CTAP Corridor Event

  • August 2007
    Exit 5 Bus Maintenance/Bus Storage Facility contract awarded ($6.59M)

  • August 2007
    Court ruling handed down in Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) lawsuit, resulting in additional delays while the NHDOT produces a Supplemental Environmental Impact Study (SEIS).

  • August 2007
    Exit 1 Ramps & Bridges contract awarded ($22.2M)

  • June 2007
    Exit 1 Ramps & Bridges Contract advertised

  • Summer 2007
    Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Draft Report issued.

  • May 2007
    Exit 4 Park-and-Ride Facility completed and opened to the public

  • March 2007
    Exit 2 Park-and-Ride Facility contract awarded ($6.42M)

  • January 2007
    Exit 2 Park-and-Ride and Bus Terminal Contract advertised

  • December 2006
    First Annual CTAP Corridor Event

  • November 2006
    Cross Street Bridge contract awarded ($6.65M)

  • October 2006
    Exit 5 Park-and-Ride Facility and reconstruction of portion of Rockingham Road (Rte 28) awarded ($7.4M)

  • September 2006
    First Salt Reduction Workgroup Meeting

  • July 2006
    Monitoring of water bodies for the Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Study began

  • May 2006
    NHDES issued Wetlands Permit and 401 Water Quality Certificate

  • February 2006
    Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) filed suit against the FHWA and NHDOT seeking an injunction against the improvement projects.

  • February 2006
    Accelerated Construction Technology Transfer (ACTT) - workshop conducted over three-day period to help NHDOT achieve its primary goal of minimizing construction time and costs for the I-93 corridor improvements.

  • December 2005
    CTAP Kick-Off Community Meeting - Introduction to CTAP

  • October 2005
    Exit 4 Park-and-Ride contract awarded ($1.4M)

  • August 2005
    I-93 Traffic Incident Management Plan published

  • June 2005
    Record of Decision (ROD) signed

  • April 2004
    Final Environmental Impact Study (FEIS) published

  • November 2003
    Report of the Commissioner published

  • Winter 2002-2005
    Surface water quality monitoring in I-93 corridor conducted jointly by NHDES & USEPA. The study triggered a requirement for a Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Study for chlorides.

  • November 2002
    Public Hearings conducted

  • December 2001
    The Delphi Study was published; revised January 2002

  • 2001
    Pelham Road compensatory wetland site in Salem completed

  • January 2001
    Rationale Report published - documents Phase II of the EIS study process

  • November 2000
    Rail Alternatives Evaluation Report published

  • May 2000
    Scoping Report published

  • Early 1990's
    NHDOT, in cooperation with state and federal natural resource agencies, began evaluation of wetland impacts.

 
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