For Immediate Release
Posted: May 17, 2024


Ron Guyette, P.E., Contract Administrator
(603) 313-9949
Richard Arcand, Public Information Officer
(603) 271-6495

Temporary Daytime Closure of Route 12A Bridge in Claremont

Motorists will be detoured during the daytime for one day.

The New Hampshire Department of Transportation (NHDOT) is continuing the rehabilitation work on the NH Route 12A bridge over the Sugar River in Claremont, NH and will fully close the bridge during the daytime for one day. 
On Tuesday, May 21, 2024 the bridge will be fully closed to traffic for the pouring of concrete for the new bridge deck in the southbound lane (Phase 1 construction).  A detour will be in place for the daytime traffic closure from 6:30 am to 5:00 pm.  Detour signing will be in place to direct motorists around the closure.   
Message boards will be used to notify the traveling public as the work progresses.  Motorists should remain alert while traveling through the work zone and obey all posted signs. Motorists are also encouraged to sign up for free, real-time construction and traffic related messages (text or email) from  
This project will replace the superstructure (structural steel plate girders and bridge deck), road work before and after the bridge, substructure repairs, and the installation of scour countermeasures to protect piers and abutments.  
Evroks Corporation of Tilton, NH is the contractor for the $5.7 million dollar project that has a completion date of September 19, 2025.