Water Facilities Improvements - Phase 2

Project Update - July 29, 2019

Project Description: This project involves construction of a water system interconnection between Dover and Somersworth, new wells at Willand Pond, and a new water transmission line from Willand Pond to the Smith and Cummings Well Site.  The improvements will increase the City's water capacity by 850,000 gallons per day.

Upcoming Work Areas:

NH Route 108:

  • No work anticipated during the week of 7/29/2019.
  • Base paving is complete on New Rochester Road from Auburn Street to Strafford Farms entrance.  
  • Final paving and should work will be scheduled at a future date - tbd.  Driveways and cross streets that are affected will be addressed while final paving is being completed.

Willand Pond:

  • Cross country restoration and building work to continue during the week of 7/29/2019.
  • Willand Pond Recreation Area: Access to the walking trails will be open from New Rochester Road. 

Smith & Cummings Well Site:

  • Building work to continue during the week of 7/29/2019.

Traffic Patterns:

NH Route 108:

  • No detours are anticipated during the week of 7/29/2019.
  • Questions concerning traffic may be directed to the Dover Police Department Traffic Bureau at (603) 742-4646 or to the Community Services Department at (603) 516-6450.

To view a map of the construction area, click here.