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AMESBURY- NEWBURYPORT- SALISBURY- BRIDGE REPLACEMENT ON ROUTE I-95, A-07-016=N-11-007, OVER MERRIMACK RIVER (WHITTIER BRIDGE) & A-07-017 OVER EVANS PLACE
The existing 6-lane bridge will be replaced with a new 8 lane structure matching the existing 8-lane roadway cross section to the south. The bridge will remain open to traffic throughout construction. The project commences just north of the I-95/SR 113 (Storey Ave.) interchange in Newburyport and continues to just north of the I-495 interchange. Total length of project (add-a-lane) is approximately 3.27miles. The overall project is approximately 4.0 miles in length. The design shall be such as to stay as close to the existing highway and bridge envelope as possible so as to have a minimal impact on the existing right-of-way and environment.
Location:
  • Town of Amesbury
  • City of Newburyport
  • Town of Salisbury
  • Resident Engineer: Ernest Monroe Jr
    Construction Contract Value: $316,777,205.44
    Construction Bid Price: $292,155,280.00
    Initial Construction Estimate: $215,000,000.00
    District: District 4

    Contracts (10) Progress
    # 51303 -- Design -- Hwy Eng Open End
    Statewide - work will consist of providing engineering design and review services to the MassHighway on an open end basis for various statewide highway and bridge projects. Final
    # 53891 -- Design -- Bridge Rehab/Recon/New Const
    Work includes preliminary design including ENF/EA/EIR for the reconstruction of I-95 (Add -a-Lane) in Newburyport, Amesbury and Salisbury. Final
    # 54825 -- Design -- Hwy Eng Open End
    Work will consist of providing design and review services to MassHighway on an open end basis for various statewide highway and bridge projects Final
    # 62938 -- Non-system contract type
    Statewide-Owner's Representative-Will perform peer reviews and manage cost recovery and value engineering for various projects .
    # 64321 -- Design -- Hwy Eng Open End
    Work will consist of providing engineering design and review services to MassDOT on a task order basis for various statewide highway and bridge projects. Final
    # 65756 -- Design -- Geotechnical
    Work will consist of Geotechnical Review during the design of bridge structures and/or roadways owned by MassDOT and Cities and Towns throughout the Commonwealth. Final
    # 69761 -- Design -- Bridge Open End
    Work will consist of providing engineering design and review services to MassDOT on an open end basis for various highway and bridge projects. Final
    # 73274 -- Construction Contract
    Bridge Replacement (A-07-016=N11-017) Whittier Bridge Interstate 95 Improvement Project) over the Merrimack River. DESIGN/BUILD (ABP) Completed
    # 77878 -- Design -- Hwy Eng Open End
    Master Service Agreement for statewide design and review services. Final
    # 80638 -- Non-system contract type
    Statewide - Owner's Representative will perform peer reviews and manage cost recovery and value engineering for various projects

    Bridges

    Contract Dates
    Notice to Proceed: 04/16/2013
    Contract Information
    Project Designer: Consultant
    Funding Source: BRR OFF SYSTEM
    No TIP Data Available For This Project
    Project Task Information
    Project Status
    Project Initiation Form PRC Submitted 12/24/1995
    Project Review Committee PRC Approved 02/07/1995
    Project Status Advertised 09/27/2012
    Project Management
    25% Design 25% Package Received 01/13/2012
    Consultant Contract Process Scope to DE 08/14/2008