For Immediate Release
Posted: June 01, 2023


Stephen LaBonte, Administrator, Right of Way Bureau
(603) 271-3222
Richard Arcand, Public Information Officer
(603) 271-6495

Public Hearing for Andover Project 20650

To discuss the replacement of two red list bridges that carry NH Route 11 over the Northern Rail Trail and over Sucker Brook.

The Commission established under NH RSA 230:14 and Public Law 100-17 (Surface Transportation and Uniform Relocation Assistance Act of 1987), has scheduled a public hearing to discuss the proposal to replace two of the existing Red List bridges that carry NH Route 11 over the Northern Rail Trail and over Sucker Brook. This project may impact historical properties. 

The hearing will be held at:

TUESDAY, June 27, 2023
at 6:00 PM.

The venue will be open at 5:30 pm for the inspection of plans by any interested persons.

On March 8, 2023, the Governor and Executive Council approved the petition of the NH Department of Transportation to convene a public hearing to determine whether there is an occasion for the laying out of this project and acquiring necessary rights-of-way. A Commission of Three Persons was appointed to conduct the hearing and its members are Cinde Warmington, Jon Warzocha, and Vicky Mishcon.

Interested landowners, local officials, and highway users are invited to attend the hearing and will have the opportunity to express their comments relative to the project.  Audio of the hearing will be recorded.

Maps, plans, environmental studies, and other pertinent information developed for the Department, along with written reports received because of the coordination with other agencies, are available at the Department of Transportation at the John O. Morton Building, 7 Hazen Drive, Concord, New Hampshire for inspection and copying.  Please call Tim Dunn, Project Manager, at (603) 271-1618 in advance for an appointment.

Written statements and other exhibits may be submitted to the Chairman of the Commission, c/o William Oldenburg, Director of Project Development, NH Department of Transportation, PO Box 483, Concord, NH 03302 0483 up to the date of the hearing for inclusion in the official record.

NHDOT programs and services will be administered by the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and all applicable regulations to ensure nondiscrimination. Anyone needing mobility assistance, sign language, foreign language, foreign language interpreter services, or information in alternate formats please contact Stephen G. LaBonte, Administrator of the Bureau of Right of Way, NHDOT, PO Box 483, Concord, NH 03302 0483. TDD access: Relay NH 1 800 735 2964. Please provide notice of the need for assistance by June 12, 2023.