PORTSMOUTH, N.H. — The New Hampshire Department of Transportation is going to start work on demolishing a Portsmouth bridge with the goal of replacing it in October.

The Stark Street Bridge over the Route 1 Bypass is scheduled to close on Monday.

A new bridge, associated road work, and new utilities are planned.

The state also plans replacement of the Woodbury Avenue Bridge over the Route 1 Bypass.

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