Public hearings set for 10-year transportation plan

Governor’s Advisory Commission to hold two months of meetings on draft proposal

The Governor’s Advisory Commission on Intermodal Transportation has announced a schedule of public hearings to be held across New Hampshire on the update of the state’s 10-year Transportation Improvement Plan.

The commission membership is made up of the five executive councilors and Victoria Sheehan, commissioner of the NH Department of Transportation.

Meeting action items will include a presentation and update on the draft 2019-2028 plan and discussion of next steps to be determined by the commission and NHDOT.

The series of hearings will begin on Wednesday, Aug. 23, in Keene and conclude on Thursday, Oct. 26, in Manchester.

At the hearings, the commission will receive public comments on transportation projects and priorities included in the draft 2019-2028 plan as recommended by the NH Department of Transportation to the commission.

Documents related to the 10-year plan will be available for review on the NHDOT website prior to the first public hearing or by contacting the agency’s Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance at 603-271-3344.

Those not able to attend the meetings can submit written testimony no later than Thursday, Nov. 6, to William E. Watson, Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance, NH Department of Transportation, John O. Morton Building, 7 Hazen Drive, P.O. Box 483, Concord, NH 03302-0483.

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