Traffic Alert: Roads closed while crews demolish Hooksett bridge
HOOKSETT — Officials in Hooksett are asking people to try and avoid the Lilac/Village Bridge and the surrounding area from 3-5 p.m. Friday.
This area includes College Park Drive, Main Street, and the Main Street Bridge. These streets and others will be closed and alternate routes will need to be found.
The area is being closed down for the demolition of the Lilac/Village Bridge. A 600-foot exclusion zone has been outlined for people's safety. There will be three blasts.
Robie’s Country Store, the American Legion, Fire Station No. 1, and the Village Water Department may be difficult or impossible to get to.
A map of the exclusion zone includes the entire Main Street Bridge, parts of Main Street, Merrimack Street, College Park Drive, Veteran’s Drive, Rosedale Street and Maple Street. These outdoor areas will be restricted to authorized people only.
Police ask that people plan their trips accordingly.