For Immediate Release
Posted: May 24, 2024


Jason Ayotte, P.E., Bureau of Highway Design
(603) 271-3921
Richard Arcand, Public Information Officer
(603) 271-6495

Albany 29597 Public Informational Meeting

NHDOT will solicit community input to review potential safety improvements and prioritize improvement locations along NH Route 16 in Albany

The New Hampshire Department of Transportation (NHDOT) will hold a Public Informational Meeting to discuss potential corridor improvements to NH Route 16 in Albany and Madison. The original New Hampshire Ten-Year Plan application requested to address safety and identified higher crash rates and lower-cost rumble strip counter measures.  This is the second planned public meeting focusing on potential alternative locations and soliciting public input at the event to ensure that project decisions meet public transportation needs and community goals, as well as protect and enhance the environment. 

The meeting is scheduled for June 12, 2024 at 5:30PM, following the regularly scheduled Selectboard meeting at Albany Town Hall, 1972A NH Route 16, Albany.  The informational meeting offers the public an opportunity to learn about the solutions proposed, to ask questions, and provide their thoughts to prioritize where improvements should be implemented. The agenda for this includes: 

  • 5:30 PM, Doors will open for informal viewing of presentation materials 
  • 6:00 PM, Introductory presentation 
  • 6:15-7:30 PM, Rotating workshop to review potential alternatives along NH 16 
  • 7:30-8:00 PM, Closing presentation and Question & Answer Session 

An environmental review of the project’s potential impacts on natural and cultural resources is underway in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act.  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 Historic Preservation Act.  Additional information will be provided at the public informational meeting. 

NHDOT programs and services are administered by the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and all applicable regulations to ensure nondiscrimination. Should you need this information in alternate formats please contact the NHDOT Public Information Office at, or by phone at (603) 271-6495, PO Box 483, Concord, NH 03302-0483, TDD access: Relay NH 1-800-735-2964. 

If you have any questions or need any additional information regarding the proposed project, please call (603) 271-3921. Other information about the project can be found on the NHDOT web site at