posted on: 1/19/2018

The New Hampshire Department of Transportation (NHDOT) announces a Public Officials/Informational Meeting will be held Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018 to provide an update on the construction for the widening of a 3.5-mile section of the Spaulding Turnpike (NH Route16). This project begins north of Exit 1 in Newington and runs northerly to the Dover Toll Plaza, located just north of Exit 6 (US Route 4) in Dover.

The public meeting will include an overview of the NHDOT's continued engineering evaluation and solicitation of public input to comply with the requirements of section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 for the General Sullivan Bridge. The Department will also provide an overview of two supplemental projects that are planned in the area; one involving a new Turnpike Maintenance Facility in the Town of Newington and a second project involving the upgrade of the Dover Toll Facility to incorporate open road tolling. 

Dover session to provide update on Spaulding Turnpike widening

posted on: 1/19/2018

The New Hampshire Department of Transportation (NHDOT) announces a Public Officials/Informational Meeting will be held Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018 to provide an update on the construction for the widening of a 3.5-mile section of the Spaulding Turnpike (NH Route16). This project begins north of Exit 1 in Newington and runs northerly to the Dover Toll Plaza, located just north of Exit 6 (US Route 4) in Dover.

The public meeting will include an overview of the NHDOT's continued engineering evaluation and solicitation of public input to comply with the requirements of section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 for the General Sullivan Bridge. The Department will also provide an overview of two supplemental projects that are planned in the area; one involving a new Turnpike Maintenance Facility in the Town of Newington and a second project involving the upgrade of the Dover Toll Facility to incorporate open road tolling.

This project may have an effect on cultural or historic resources that are potentially eligible for or listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Individuals or organizations with a demonstrated interest in the potential impacts to historic resources have an opportunity to become Consulting Parties under Section 106 of the National Preservation Act. Additional information will be provided at the public informational meeting.

The Jan. 30 public meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium at Dover City Hall, 288 Central Ave.

The purpose of this meeting is to present citizens and public officials with information regarding the proposed project and to solicit public input in order to ensure that project decisions meet public transportation needs, community goals, and protect and enhance the environment. Accordingly, NHDOT assures that this project will be administered according to the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and all related statutes to ensure nondiscrimination.

Any individuals needing assistance or auxiliary communication equipment due to sensory impairment or other disability, should contact the Bureau of Right-of-Way, NHDOT, PO Box 483, Concord, New Hampshire 03302-0483 or call 603-271-3222 – TDD Access: Relay NH 1-800-735-2964. Notification for the need of assistance should be made at the earliest convenience.

For more information about the proposed project, call (603) 271-2171. Other information about the project can be found on the NHDOT web site at https://www.nh.gov/dot/projects/specifics.htm.