Massive load will cause traffic delays on several NH highways tonight

Oversize load sign on trailer

Expect traffic delays tonight on several New Hampshire highways because of a huge load being transported.

The New Hampshire Department of Transportation approved a route for Trans American Trucking Service of South Plainfield, New Jersey to transport heavy equipment from the Everett Turnpike in Nashua to NH Route 12 in Keene beginning at 9 p.m. tonight.

The hauling equipment and load will be 239 feet long and weigh 455,000 pounds. The supermove route includes:

  • the Everett Turnpike in Nashua at the Massachusetts border, northbound to Interstate 293
  • I-93, to I-89 northbound, to US Route 202/NH Route 9 westbound
  • ending on NH Route 12 in Keene.

The supermove includes 59 special bridge crossings and will require rolling road blocks.  

Traffic control during the move will include yellow light escorts and New Hampshire State Police.

Motorists should expect delays and remain alert when traveling along the supermove route.  

Weather permitting, the move will start at 9 p.m. tonight and end at about 2 a.m. Tuesday, June 18.

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