For Immediate Release
Posted: June 23, 2023


Jeffrey Loring, Construction Bureau
(603) 931-2687
Richard Arcand, Public Information Officer
(603) 271-6495

Nighttime Paving on Exits 14-16 on Route 16 in Rochester

Paving activities will require detours and lane shifts for three weeks starting June 26th.

The New Hampshire Department of Transportation (NHDOT) will be closing the Exit 14 ramps on Route 16 and detouring traffic in Rochester starting on Monday night, June 26, 2023, for paving and striping operations. Work on Exits 15 and 16 will begin after the Fourth of July holiday.
Weather permitting the work will require three weeks to complete. Shifts will begin at 9:00 pm and end at 5:00 am. 
Message boards and traffic control devices will be used to direct and inform local traffic. Motorists are encouraged to sign up for free, real-time construction and traffic related messages (text or email) from
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. 
Brox Industries of Dracut Massachusetts is the general contractor for the $3,092,000 project, which has a completion date of September 22, 2023.