I-93 Widening Contract up for Vote
NH governor and council to consider $9.3 million final design contract for northern section of Salem to Manchester project.
Gov. Maggie Hassan and the Executive Council will consider awarding a $9.3 million contract Wednesday to Parsons Brinckerhoff to complete the final design of the northern section of the Salem-to-Manchester I-93 widening.
The contract is the final item on the agenda when the governor and council meet Wednesday.
The design scope of this contract is from Windham, near the existing weigh stations about one mile south of North Lowell Road, to the I-93 and I-293 split in Manchester.
The area includes a segment in Londonderry in the vicinity of Exit 5 that is currently under construction.
Funding for this design contract (attached here as a PDF) is included in the state's 10-year Transportation Improvement Plan. Contract description of the work to be done includes:
"Complete the final design of the roadway and bridges comprising the northern section of the I-93 improvement project beginning at the weigh stations in Windham and ending approximately 5,000 feet north of Bodwell Road at the I-293 split in Manchester, including all associated ROW acquisitions and related services. The project involves the reconstruction and widening of approximately 12 miles of I-93 from two lanes of travel in each direction to four lanes of travel in each direction, and also includes interchange reconstruction."