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Boaters Warned about Dangerous Bridge Condition in Hooksett

Garret Graaskamp: (603) 271-1748
Becky Johnson: (603) 271-3211

June 29, 2017

HOOKSETT, NH -- The NH Fish and Game Department is warning boaters on the Merrimack River near Hooksett to beware of dangerous bridge conditions at the Lilac Bridge, which is to the south of the Department's Lambert Park public boat access facility.


Per the Town of Hooksett, the Lilac Bridge, a former railroad bridge no longer in use, is now condemned and may collapse without notice. It is recommended that boaters not approach or travel under the bridge.


Demolition of the damaged bridge is scheduled to occur between July 7 and July 12, 2017.


For further information, contact: Hooksett Public Works at (603) 668-8019, or Hooksett Police at (603) 624-1560.

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