By Chris Paul
The New Hampshire Department of Transportation (NHDOT) is inching closer to beginning construction on the Exit 4A project that was conceived over 30 years ago.
On Thursday, Aug. 4, NHDOT staff will be holding an Open House from 6 to 7 p.m., at the West Running Brook Middle School Gymnasium located at 1 West Running Brook Lane. Following the Open House, a presentation of the latest advancements in the project will take place starting at 7 p.m.
The NHDOT recently announced the advancing of the final design for the Derry-Londonderry 13065 I-93 Exit 4A project, saying that the project will reduce congestion, improve safety, and promote economic vitality in the project corridor.
The Public Informational Meeting has been scheduled to provide a project overview with a design update focusing on the 13065B project. The meeting will begin with an Open House where participants can view project plans and ask questions of project team members. A formal presentation will follow the Open House.
The state is inviting residents, business owners, commuters, elected officials, and anyone with an interest in how the project will affect the area to attend.
They are also encouraging anyone with comments or questions about the project, but are unable to attend the meeting, to contact: Wendy A. Johnson, P.E., Project Manager, NH Department of Transportation, P.O. Box 483, Concord, NH 03302, or by email at Exit4A@dot. nh.gov for further information about the meeting, or to provide comments and questions.
Anyone in need of assistance or auxiliary communication equipment should contact the NHDOT Bureau of Right-of-Way by calling 603-271-3222; TDD Access: Relay NH 1-800-735-2964. Notification of the need for assistance should be made at your earliest convenience.
The project is expected to affect a number of residents in the towns of Londonderry, Derry and Chester. A number of properties along the construction area on Folsom Road have alºready been purchased by the state and will be demolished in the coming months.