Bedford Back River Road Project – Construction Update

Waterline construction on the Bedford Back River Road project began July 16, 2018. Pennichuck along with N. Granese & Sons and SUR West will be working south along Back River Road as construction progresses. The current status of construction is as follows:

  • The water main has been installed on Preysnar and Tirrell Roads and the water main contractor is presently performing pressure and bacteria test. Granese will start installing main to stop services within the public right of way on these two roads.
  • Granese started water main installation along Back River Road on August 6, 2018 beginning at the Tirrell Road intersection.
  • The water services contractor, SUR West, started their initial inspection with the homeowner(s) and Pennichuck to determine the best location for the stop to end services into the homes. Water service pipe installation will begin August 15, 2018.

Expect road closures along Back River Road during construction. An update on this closure can be found here: https://www.merrimacknh.gov/sites/merrimacknh/files/news/180807_-_press_release_back_river_road_daily_road_closure_detour_map.pdf