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For Immediate Release
July 23, 2021


Steve Quirion, Construction Bureau
(603) 931-2781
Eileen P. Meaney, Chief Communications Officer
(603) 271-6495

Nighttime Road Work on Route 101 in Exeter-Hampton

Temporary lane closures will impact traffic at night for one week

The New Hampshire Department of Transportation (NHDOT) has begun road construction work on Route 101 in Exeter and Hampton, eastbound and westbound, that will require temporary lane closures through July 29, 2021.

Weather permitting, nighttime construction work on Route 101 between milemarker 124 and 132.5 includes pavement repairs, guardrail repair, drainage adjustments, ADA curb compliance installation, replacement of signs, and a CCTV pole installation at Exit 10.  The bridges on Guinea Road and Towle Farm Road, passing over Route 101, will also be resurfaced.

In addition, paving operations will improve the acceleration and deceleration lanes at Exit 10, 11, 12 and 13. Mainline pavement treatment BWC from milemarker 124.6 to a Joint approximately .25 miles East of Towle Farm Road overpass. 

Message boards and smart work zone devices will be used to notify the traveling public of any traffic pattern changes. Motorists should remain alert while traveling through the construction zone and obey all posted signs.

The general contractor Continental Paving and the total cost of the contract is $ 6,977,096.