posted on: 9/4/2018

The New Hampshire Department of Transportation (NHDOT) will be seeking public input on alternatives for maintaining pedestrian and bicycle access across the Little Bay between the City of Dover and the Town of Newington. The solicitation for public input is to seek comments on the reassessment of the 2008 Federal Highway Administration's issuance of the Record of Decision specific to the rehabilitation and the re-evaluation of other alternatives for the General Sullivan Bridge (GSB) in compliance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966.

The public meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018 at 6:30 p.m., at the Dover City Hall Auditorium, 288 Central Ave., in Dover.

Alternatives ranging from rehabilitation to complete replacement of the GSB will be presented for public input. In addition, the Department will provide an update on the construction for the widening of the 3.5-mile section of the Spaulding Turnpike (NH Rte.16). beginning north of Exit 1 in Newington and running northerly to the Dover Toll Plaza, located just north of Exit 6 (US Route 4) in Dover. 

State DOT seeks public input on pedestrian and bike access across Little Bay

posted on: 9/4/2018

The New Hampshire Department of Transportation (NHDOT) will be seeking public input on alternatives for maintaining pedestrian and bicycle access across the Little Bay between the City of Dover and the Town of Newington. The solicitation for public input is to seek comments on the reassessment of the 2008 Federal Highway Administration's issuance of the Record of Decision specific to the rehabilitation and the re-evaluation of other alternatives for the General Sullivan Bridge (GSB) in compliance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966.

The public meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018 at 6:30 p.m., at the Dover City Hall Auditorium, 288 Central Ave., in Dover.

Alternatives ranging from rehabilitation to complete replacement of the GSB will be presented for public input. In addition, the Department will provide an update on the construction for the widening of the 3.5-mile section of the Spaulding Turnpike (NH Rte.16). beginning north of Exit 1 in Newington and running northerly to the Dover Toll Plaza, located just north of Exit 6 (US Route 4) in Dover.

This project will 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 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, call (603) 271-2171 or visit http://www.nh.gov/dot/projects/specifics.htm.