Interstate 293 in New Hampshire


Begin Manchester
End Hooksett
Length 12 mi
Length 18 km
→ Boston / Concord1 Willow Street

2 Brown Avenue

3 Everett Turnpike


5 Granite Street

6 Goffstown Road

7 Front Street

8 → Concord

Interstate 293 or I -293 is an Interstate Highway in the U.S. state of New Hampshire. The motorway forms part of the ring road of Manchester, the largest city in the state. The route is 18 kilometers long.

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Travel directions

The northern starting point in Manchester.

The highway begins on the southeast side of Manchester, on Interstate 93, the highway from Boston to Concord. The road then runs 2×3 lanes south of town along to the west, crossing the Merrimack River. Here one crosses US 3, the Everett Turnpike, a toll road from Nashua. I-293 then continues north in 2×2 lanes, past Manchester city centre. North of the city, I-293 rejoins Interstate 93.

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The western portion of I-293 is part of the Everett Turnpike, although this portion is toll-free. The southern section from the turnpike to exit 4 in Manchester opened to traffic on 20 August 1955. On August 29, 1957, the remainder of the route opened along the west side of Manchester. Then the southern link had to be constructed, which was initially numbered I-193. This link opened to traffic in 1961. In 1977, I-193 was renumbered I-293 and I-293 was extended over the toll-free portion of the Everett Turnpike along Manchester.

Traffic intensities

Every day, 82,000 to 87,000 vehicles drive on the south side of Manchester, then drop to 65,000 to 44,000 vehicles on the north-south side through Manchester.

Interstate 293 in New Hampshire