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

MassDOT will close Exit 58A on I-95 North at Route 110 in Amesbury overnight on Thursday, July 30. In addition to typical daytime lane closures, MassDOT will implement additional nighttime closures on I-95 North and South from Monday, July 27 through Thursday, July 30.

Demolition of the old Pine Hill Road/Ferry Road Bridge continues. Traffic has been shifted to the new bridge. For more information, please review the Pine Hill Road/Ferry Road Bridge Closure and Demolition Notice.

Visit the Updates page for information on these and other traffic management and construction activities. 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


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MassDOT takes your input seriously and wants to hear from you. If you have immediate questions or concerns, would like to request materials regarding the project please contact:

Dan Fielding
Legislative Liaison
MassDOT Highway Division
10 Park Plaza, Suite 4160
Boston, MA 02116
Telephone: (857) 368-8959

Photo 6
A view of the Whittier Bridge from Moseley Woods Park on the east side of the bridge. The through truss construction of the bridge was modeled after the Cape Cod Canal bridges.

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