For Immediate Release
Posted: February 07, 2024


John Corcoran, Turnpikes Bureau
(603) 485-3806
Richard Arcand, Public Information Officer
(603) 271-6495

Nighttime Work on the Spaulding Turnpike in Portsmouth

This work will temporarily close one northbound lane just before exit 1, for several hours.

The New Hampshire Department of Transportation (NHDOT) will temporarily close the right lane on the Spaulding Turnpike northbound in Portsmouth just before exit one to remove an overhead sign structure.  

Weather permitting, the closure is scheduled for Friday morning, February 9, 2024 from 1:00 am to 6:00 am.  A left-hand lane will remain open for motorist to travel.  

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