The Washington Street Bridge, located in Penacook between Electric Avenue and Fowler Street, is in need of rehabilitation. The rehabilitation work begins Monday, March 22.This first phase of the work will take place under the bridge. The bridge will remain open to traffic during this phase, but residents utilizing Washington Street should expect brief delays.Phase 2 of the work will start around the beginning of May at which point the bridge will be closed for approximately 12 weeks. Another update with a detour plan and the exact date the bridge will be closed will be circulated as May approaches. Message boards will also be placed on Washington Street to provide real time updates.If there are any questions or concerns, please contact the Engineering Services Division at 225-8520. We thank you for your patience while we complete this important project.