Manchester Road Resurfacing and Bike Lanes

August 17, 2016:

The contractor has finished the striping and will be installing guardrail at various locations in the next few weeks, weather permitting.  Motorists should expect delays due to lane closures with traffic flaggers during daytime hours and use caution when traveling through the area.

August 1, 2016:

The contractor has finished placing most of the striping and will be installing guardrail at various locations and completing striping in the next few weeks, weather permitting.  Motorists should expect delays due to lane closures with traffic flaggers during daytime hours and use caution when traveling through the area.


July 21, 2016:

The contractor has finished placing the base and surface asphalt and will be installing guardrail at various locations and striping the road during the week of July 25th, weather permitting.  Motorists should expect delays due to lane closures with traffic flaggers during daytime hours and use caution when traveling through the area.


July 7, 2016:


The contractor has placed the base widening asphalt and will be placing the surface asphalt later in July, weather permitting.  Motorists should expect delays due to lane closures with traffic flaggers during daytime hours and use caution when traveling through the area.  Alternate routes should be considered during paving operations.

June 17, 2016:

The contractor will begin placing base widening asphalt June. 27, weather permitting.  This work will be ongoing for approximately two weeks.  Motorists should expect delays due to lane closures with traffic flaggers during daytime hours and use caution when traveling through the area.  Alternate routes should be considered during paving operations.  Surface asphalt is expected to be placed later in July.

May 26, 2016:

The contractor began work in late May by placing some rock fill in the widening areas to prepare for asphalt work.  They should complete the rock fill areas in May and begin placing base widening asphalt in June.  Motorists should expect lane closures with traffic flaggers during daytime hours and use caution when traveling through the area.

Project Overview:

This project will resurface Manchester Road from Route 109, west to the intersection with Route 100. The project will involve some shoulder widening to provide two 11' driving lanes and two 5' shoulders/bike lanes. Construction is anticipated to begin in May and be completed over the summer.    There will be no road closures or nighttime work on the project.  The City's contractor, N.B. West Contracting Company, will contact residents and businesses adjacent to Manchester Road prior to impacting their driveways and will arrange for continuous access to their property.