Whittier Bridge Picture
Whittier Bridge/I-95 Improvement Project
What's New

Exit 58A on I-95 northbound at Route 110 in Amesbury will be closed on Tuesday night, December 23. Visit the Updates page for information on these and other traffic management and construction activities. Learn about recent progress and upcoming work in the December Project Update.

There will be no lane closures from 12:00 PM on Wednesday, December 24 to 5:00 AM on Friday, December 26 for the Christmas holiday.

Please view the Notice to Merrimack River Boaters for information about work taking place on the river that affects navigation.

Whittier Bridge Statistics
Built in 1951
1,346 feet long
73,000 vehicles/day (current)
84,800 vehicles/day projected for 2035



Preliminary Project Schedule
  • Notice to Proceed (NTP) - April 16, 2013
  • 75% Design for northbound Whittier Bridge - June 3, 2013
  • Preliminary work - May - July 2013
    (test pits, survey and soil testing)
  • 75% Design for highway and shared use path - July 29, 2013
  • Major construction starts - July 2013
  • 100% Design for northbound Whittier Bridge - August 5, 2013
  • 100% Design for highway and shared use path - November 8, 2013
  • 75% Design for southbound Whittier Bridge - November 20, 2013
  • 100% Design for southbound Whittier Bridge - January 6, 2014
  • North end roadway widening completed - May 2014
    (widening of I-95 from just south of the I-495 ramps to the northerly limit of work)
  • Construction completed - October 2016





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