Keep Up To Date with Thousands of Other Readers.

Our newsletters cover the entire industry and only include the interests that you pick. Sign up and see.

Submit Email
No, Thank You.

New Hampshire

The rehabilitation of two bridges in Bedford and Manchester, N.H., is under way, with much of the work completed on one section of them. R.S. Audley of Bow, N.H., is the contractor on the $4.7 million project that is being directed by NH Department of Transportation.

Northland JCB has appointed Josh Owen as its new New Hampshire territory manager. Owen was employed at Nitco LLC, the parent company of Northland JCB, since 2013. He started out in the field as a technician. In September of 2016 he accepted the role of service support manager for material handling as well as construction equipment.

The Portsmouth International Airport is currently served by only one airline and has embarked on a construction project to improve the facility and entice additional airlines to sign on. "We've had airlines come in and kick the tires and we've gotten good feedback, but other airports are further along," said Michael Mates, engineering project manager of Pease Development Authority, which oversees operations at the Pease Tradeport, where the airport is located.

New Hampshire's highway system ranks 24th in the nation in overall cost-effectiveness and condition, according to the Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation. This is a six-spot increase from the previous report, where New Hampshire ranked 30th overall.

The Nortrax locations in Pembroke, N.H., and Springfield, Vt., will become distributors of Wirtgen Group products. These locations will have responsibility for servicing and supporting Wirtgen Group customers for the entire state of New Hampshire and the eastern counties of Vermont.

Construction of Tuscan Village in Salem, N.H., features everything, from homes and businesses to a man-made lake. "They're building a little city out there," said Ross Moldoff, town planner of Tuscan Village, the section of Salem that is becoming a small city that will include town house apartments, retail businesses, medical and corporate space and even a man-made lake that will hold 5.1 million gallons of water.

WASHINGTON U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $495 million in airport infrastructure grants, the second allotment of the total $3.18 billion in Airport Improvement Program (AIP) funding for airports across the United States.

Caterpillar Inc. recently celebrated 30 years of small vibratory roller manufacturing and surpassed the 30,000th roller production mark. To commemorate the milestone achievement, Caterpillar held a sweepstakes in the United States to give away a special-edition Cat CB24B roller.

The New Hampshire Department of Transportation (NHDOT) announced the East Kingston, N.H. 107A Bridge rehabilitation project has been awarded the 2018 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement (OCEA) Award. This award is given annually by the American Society of Civil Engineers — New Hampshire Section (ASCE-NH) to an engineering project "that demonstrates excellence in engineering skills and represents a significant contribution to mankind and engineering progress." The $1.5M rehabilitation of the bridge along NH 107A, originally constructed in 1937, was completed in just 25 days.

Seacoast Reliability Project from Public Service Company of New Hampshire doing business as Eversource Energy Inc. is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with constructing a transmission line from Madbury to Portsmouth, N.H.

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) The state Department of Transportation is planning to resume work on a road near the New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The work, scheduled to resume April 1, is phase one of a two-phased widening of a 3.5-mi. section of Route 106. Phase One widens a nearly 1-mi.