For Immediate Release
Posted: December 02, 2022


Mark Kirouac, P.E., Highway Maintenance
(603) 271-2693
Richard Arcand, Public Information Officer
(603) 271-6495

Londonderry to Manchester Transformer Supermove - UPDATE

Motorists can expect minor delays on the permitted route.

The New Hampshire Department of Transportation (NHDOT) has approved the route for a heavy transformer to be transported from Eversource’s Scobie Pond Substation in Londonderry to Gay Street in Manchester on Monday, December 5, 2022.

Moving the transformer requires a 21-axle trailer and roads and bridges that can accommodate heavy loads. The hauling equipment and transformer weigh in excess of 745,000 pounds. The move will take about 6-8 hours to complete and is scheduled for a time when traffic is light.

     The move will be completed Monday night from 8 pm to 5 am, or on another night between December 6-9, 2022.  

The permitted transportation route from the NHDOT is as follows: Departs from Brewster Road towards Scobie Pond Road, NH-28 north towards Manchester, I-93 northbound, access turn-around crossover, I-93 southbound, NH-28 towards Manchester, Perimeter Road, Brown Avenue, Raymond Street, to Gay Street.

Traffic control during the move includes yellow light escorts and NH State Police.